Paris Peace Conf. 860c.20/8

The Chargé in France ( Bliss ) to the Secretary of the Commission to Negotiate Peace ( Grew )

Sir: I beg to inform you that, following the receipt of your letter of the 13th instant enclosing papers relative to the recruiting in the United States for the Polish Army, I discussed the matter referred to therein with Mr. Dmowski, President of the National Polish Committee at Paris.

Mr. Dmowski stated to me that it was his impression that orders had been given to the Polish representative in the United States to discontinue recruiting for the Polish Army. I have asked him to confirm this statement and to inform me of the date on which this instruction was sent to the United States. As soon as I am in receipt of his reply, I will hasten to acquaint you therewith.

I am [etc.]

Robert Woods Bliss