The Secretary of State to the Commission to Negotiate Peace
Washington , November 8, 1919, 11 a.m.
3704. Confidential and urgent for Polk from the Secretary.
Your 5040, November 6, 11 p.m.
If the pending matters before the Peace Conference require your continued presence in Paris until on or about December 1, I am quite agreeable to that arrangement.[Page 19]
I have approached the War Department with reference to having the George Washington in Europe around the end of this month and will cable you further as soon as I have definite information.