File No. 124.74

The Secretary of State to the Minister in Roumania, Servia, and Bulgaria (Vopicka)


161. No reply yet received to Department’s 160, October 5.2 If diplomatic relations between Bulgaria and Entente powers should be severed, you will address a note to the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria, stating importance this Government will attach to having a resident diplomatic officer at Sofia and inquiring whether it would be agreeable to Minister for Foreign Affairs to receive an accredited Chargé d’Affaires on special mission who, in addition to representing United States, would be entrusted with interests of Entente powers. Einstein at present in London has been requested to act in Sofia as such, but has not yet replied. On receipt of favorable reply from Sofia, instruct Wadsworth to proceed there immediately and act until arrival of Einstein or other Chargé d’Affaires. No credence other than note from you to Minister for Foreign Affairs necessary in Wadsworth’s case.…

  1. Ante, p. 62. See also p. 63.