Paris Peace Conf. 185.14/4a

The Secretary of the Commission to Negotiate Peace ( Grew ) to the Acting Secretary of State

Sir: With reference to the Department’s communication of January 2, 1919, transmitting copy of a note from the French Embassy suggesting the advisability of the adoption of rules of Aerial navigation, I have the honor to inform you that it is the opinion of the American Commission that the subject is one which does not pertain to the Peace Conference. In view of the many matters pressing for immediate consideration, it appears undesirable to undertake the consideration of this question at the present time.

I have [etc.]

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