The Acting Secretary of State to the Chargé in Great Britain (Wright)

No. 642

Sir: With reference to your despatch No. 2230 of February 19,10 in which you transmitted a communication for Mr. Root from the Secretary-General of the League of Nations, the Department encloses herewith a copy of a letter recently received from Mr. Root in acknowledgment of the above communication.

I am [etc.]

Frank L. Polk

Mr. Elihu Root to the Acting Secretary of State

My Dear Mr. Polk: I am obliged to you for your note of March 9th which I have just received enclosing the letter from Sir Eric Drummond, inviting me to be a member of the Committee of international lawyers to prepare plans for the establishment of the Permanent Court of International Justice. I am today writing directly to Sir Eric Drummond accepting the invitation.

With kind regards [etc.]

Elihu Root
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