The Acting Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Great Britain ( Davis )
720. Please transmit to the Secretary General of the League of Nations the following actual text of the President’s summons for the first meeting of the Assembly of the League of Nations.
“In accordance with the provisions of Article Five of the Covenant of the League of Nations and in exercise of the power therein conferred upon me and complying with the request of the Council of the League of Nations, I have the honor to summon the meeting of the Assembly of the League of Nations, which meeting shall be convened [Page 11] and held in the City of Geneva on the 15th day of November, 1920, at 11 o’clock, a.m. Signed. Woodrow Wilson.”
The President understands that his summons, in the terms set forth above, shall be communicated to each member of the League by the Secretary General, and you will so inform Sir Eric Drummond.