File No. 765.003.

The Secretary of State to the American Consul General at Genoa.1

No. 152.]

Sir: There is enclosed for your information a copy of an instruction with accompanying enclosures addressed to the American Ambassador at Rome on the subject of the extension of Italian sovereignty to Libya, and as to the relinquishment of extraterritorial rights in Tripolitania and Cyrenaica.

You are directed to conform to the legal situation established in Libya through the cessation of the special régime formerly enjoyed by foreigners by virtue of the Capitulations of the Ottoman Empire. I am [etc.]

Mr. Bryan
Wilbur J. Carr.
  1. The same to the American Consul at Tripoli-in-Barbary.