The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Italy (Johnson)
80. The President desires that you proceed to San Remo to attend Supreme Council meetings on behalf of the United States. You are not to participate but will act solely as an observer. You are to express no opinion and take no action on any subjects [considered] by the Supreme Council but you are to report the proceedings to the Department and await instructions on any question on which an expression of the views of this Government is desired.