The Commission to Negotiate Peace to the Secretary of State
[Received 8.35 p.m.]
4692. On July 28 the Council of Heads of Delegations approved the appointment of a Committee to Coordinate the Interpretation and Execution of the Clauses of the Treaty with Germany to be set up in Paris (see point 1, Mission’s telegram 3412, July 31, 4 p.m.7). [Page 15] The Committee will start to function as soon as the treaty of peace goes into force. The nomination of members is on the agenda for the next meeting of the Council. Please let me know as soon as possible who is to be the American representative. Great Britain has designated its Ambassador, Lord Derby. I understand that France will name Monsieur Berthelot and Japan its Ambassador, Monsieur Matsui. Polk.
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