860j.01/58: Telegram

The Commission to Negotiate Peace to the Secretary of State

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.

American Mission
  1. 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.