763.72119/6487: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Commission to Negotiate Peace

3051. Your 4004, September 2d, 8 p.m. This Government is not averse on principle to sign treaty on lines indicated except Government unwilling to assume any positive obligations under treaty. Definite decision must await submission of final draft of treaty to Department.

Please forward draft in pouch.57

  1. Copies of draft treaty, in French and English, were forwarded on Sept. 12, 1919, by the Commission to Negotiate Peace (file no. 763.72119/7020); not printed. For final text, see p. 78.