Paris Peace Conf. 185.1143/41
The Chargé in Denmark ( Osborne ) to the Acting Secretary of State 18
Sir: Adverting to Mr. Grant-Smith’s despatch No. 1930 of the 5th ultimo, and to previous correspondence on the subject of the recovery by Denmark of North Slesvig, I have the honor to transmit herewith a translation of a resolution passed at Aabenraa, North Slesvig, on the 30th ultimo, by the leaders of the Electoral Association of North Slesvig, as reported in the Copenhagen Politiken of the 4th instant.
This resolution is a reiteration of their desire for a solution of the border question on the principle of the right of self-determination and a protest against the actions of the German authorities in obstructing the possibility of an impartial plebiscite, through their interference with public meetings and through their denial of the right of petition.
I have [etc.]
- Printed from copy received by the Commission to Negotiate Peace, Jan. 20, 1919.↩