File No. 811.203/36

The Chargé in Great Britain ( Laughlin) to the Secretary of State


4452. Your 264, July 17, 5 p.m.2 Maintenance of discipline among American troops stationed in the United Kingdom. Foreign Office inform me that British military authorities are prepared in [Page 752] deference to wishes of the United States Government to agree to omission from the proposed agreement of the terms mentioned in the memorandum marked “A” communicated in Embassy’s telegram 9748, April 27, 1 a.m. [p.m.]1 and inquire whether the United States Government would now be prepared to enter into an agreement on terms similar to those of Franco-American note of January 14 last2 and if so whether it is desired that British Government submit draft for consideration.

  1. Ante, p. 748.
  2. Ante, p. 744.
  3. Ante, p. 736.