500.C114/26: Telegram

The Minister in the Netherlands (Phillips) to the Secretary of State

123. Conference for drafting new court of justice opened yesterday afternoon in the Peace Palace by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Mr. Leon Bourgeois who came to The Hague from Paris [Page 14] for the occasion. Mr. Descamps, Belgian delegate, was elected presiding officer. Legation will report all deliberations of the Conference from time to time by mail.12

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