File No. 881.00/631

The Secretary of State to the French Ambassador

No. 1770

Excellency. I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your note of October 3, stating that your Government is disposed to accompany with an exchange of notes the contemplated convention relative to the abrogation of the capitulations and to the recognition of the French protectorate in the French zone of Morocco, and enumerating four stipulations which the French note would contain.

I will acquaint your excellency with the views of this Government on the proposed stipulations as soon as I have had opportunity to consider them.

Accept [etc.]

Robert Lansing