File No. 763.72/3763½

The Ambassador in Russia ( Francis) to the Secretary of State


1168. Your circular note, 6th, just received. Had already communicated situation as expressed therein to this Government as authorized by your 1299.1 Allies have binding agreement to negotiate [Page 19] no separate peace and also probably agreements as to nature of that peace and perhaps specific agreements or understandings between some of Allies concerning territory and other subjects which endeavoring discreetly to learn definitely. If [I] do, shall advise promptly.

  1. See footnote to the circular of Apr. 6, which apparently reached the Ambassador through some error, ante, p. 11.