Paris Peace Conf. 860c.00/5
The President of the Polish National Committee ( Dmowski ) to the Secretary of State
Sir: I have the honour of enclosing the text of the resolutions which the Local Parliament of German Poland, in a meeting held at Posen on the 3rd, 4th and 5th of December, decided to communicate, through the channel of the Polish National Committee, to [Page 417]the Entente Powers and to the Government of the United States. I likewise enclose the text of the telegram sent by the Local Parliament to President Wilson.
As a matter of information I trust I may be permitted to add that this Parliament, elected by general suffrage, without distinction of sex and upon the widest democratic basis, can be entirely relied upon as faithfully reflecting the national opinion of the Poles residing within the boundaries of the former German Empire.
I have [etc.]