File No. 861.00/711

The Consul at Tiflis (Smith) to the Secretary of State


Saturday I shall be present at the meeting for organization government of Caucasus which will unite with Southern federation and repudiate armistice or a separate peace. Essential to give them financial support as indicated in my telegrams of 9th, 18th. Anxiously awaiting instructions. This aid is requested both by representatives the Provisional Government and commander in chief.