File No. 860c.01/81

The Secretary of State to the Representative of the Polish National Committee ( Paderewski )

Sir: I beg to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of February 26, 1918,1 wherein you advise this Department that Doctor Francis Froriczak, [Page 873] of Buffalo, New York, has been selected by the National Polish Committee of Paris, as a member of that body to sit as a representative of the Polish immigration in the United States, and state that it is your desire that this Department give its approbation to this selection.

In reply I take pleasure in advising you that the Department of State approves of the selection of Doctor Fronczak to serve in the capacity mentioned, and that it has so informed him by letter of this day’s date.

I am [etc.]

Robert Lansing

[For the declaration of the Allied Governments, published June 6, 1918—“The creation of a united and independent Polish State with free access to the sea constitutes one of the conditions of a solid and just peace, and of the rule of right in Europe,”—see telegram from the Diplomatic Liaison Officer with the Supreme War Council, No. 82, June 4, 1918, ante, page 809.]

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