The Commission to Negotiate Peace to the Secretary of State
[Received August 23, 9.15 a.m.]
3856. Your 2885, August 20th, 2 p.m. Before taking the steps you suggest I should be glad to know what reply you wish me to make in case the British or other Allied delegates inquire whether [Page 834] the United States would be willing to pay the expenses of any military assistance that might be sent to Armenia and what are the prospects of the United States accepting a mandate over that country.19 Polk.
- In reply, the Secretary telegraphed to the Commission on Aug. 25, No. 2939, the text of his telegram No. 55867, Aug. 23, to the Ambassador in Great Britain, infra.↩