File No. 861.00/2020

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

[Telegram]

192. Your 5, June 6, 4 p.m., received June 14.1 Report correct except that American commander took no part, merely reporting action of British and French. Navy Department is aware that this Government is unprepared to recognize central Bolshevik authorities or enter into any official relations with them.

Lansing
  1. Ante, p. 552.