The Chargé in Sweden ( Whitehouse ) to the Secretary of State

No. 1486

Sir: I have the honor to enclose herewith an address to the President from the Executive Committee of the Provincial Assembly of the Aland Islands, begging him to have the question of the ownership of the islands examined at the peace conference and decided according to the wishes of the inhabitants by union with Sweden. I also enclose a French translation of the address and an English translation of the address handed to the King of Sweden on December 31st last by the Åland delegation, expressing to him their wish to be joined to Sweden.1

These documents were handed to me yesterday by two members of the Executive Committee.

I have [etc.]

Sheldon Whitehouse
  1. No enclosures printed.