File No. 511.4Al/1514a.

The Acting Secretary of State to Minister Van Dyke .


200. Ascertain and cable what countries have deposited with Netherlands Government their ratifications of International Opium Convention in accordance with protocol of Second Conference, and what is prospect of deposit of ratifications by other governments; also whether there is any likelihood of any of the governments who have deposited ratifications effectuating the convention as have the United States, China, and the Netherlands.