Recognition and establishment of diplomatic relations 1
1. See also Foreign Relations, 1918, Russia, vol. ii, pp. 723 ff.
- Recognition of independence and of the de facto Government by the United States, May 7, 1919—Appointment of an American Commissioner with rank of Minister, May 24—Reception of the Minister of the de facto Government of Finland by the Acting Secretary of State, provisionally, May 27; by the President, August 21—Unqualified recognition of the Government of Finland, January 12, 1920—Appointment of an American Chargé d’Affaires, March 12, 1920 (Documents 139-167)