Paris Peace Conf. 860c.20/10

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

Sir: Supplementing my letter of the 17th, referring to the recruitment in the United States for the Polish Army, I have the honor to enclose herewith copy of a communication which has just reached [Page 434]the Embassy from the Polish National Committee, confirming the understanding which I had with Mr. Dmowski by telephone, and from which letter it appears that orders have been given to telegraph to the United States to discontinue at once all recruiting for the Polish Army.

I am [etc.]

Robert Woods Bliss
[Enclosure]

The Chief of the Military Department of the Polish National Committee ( Wielozieyski ) to the American Chargé in France ( Bliss )

Military Department
No. 1140

Dear Sir: The President Dmowski duly transmitted us your honored of yesterday’s date as well as the telephonic communication of January 23rd for immediate execution.

Hereby we take the liberty to inform you that the necessary instructions have been given on 23rd January with regard to sending a telegram to the United States in order to discontinue at once all recruiting for the Polish Army.

We beg to remain [etc.]

Wielozieyski