Representation of the United States in the Peace Conference and related international bodies1
The papers included in this section cover only the period following the signature of the treaty with Germany and President Wilson’s departure from Paris. Temporary missions of investigation, etc., dispatched by the Conference are disregarded.
The files of the Peace Commission have been used to supply bracketed corrections wherever telegrams from the Commission have been received in a garbled condition.
- Representation on the Supreme Council (Council of the Heads of
Delegations) and the Interim Reparation Commission (Organization
Committee of the Reparation Commission)—Refusal to participate in
setting up commissions under the Treaty of Versailles—Discontinuance of
representation on the Supreme Economic Council—Departure of the American
Commission from Paris, December 9, 1919—Designation of Ambassador
Wallace as observer on the Supreme Council, December 8; on the Committee
of Ambassadors, January 9, 1920—Unofficial representation on the
Reparation Commission and the Rhineland High Commission (Documents 1–46)