462.00 R 29/216: Telegram

The Ambassador in France ( Wallace ) to the Secretary of State

1169. B–91. For Davis. Supplementing my B–82.

Commission decided yesterday ask all government[s] signing treaty, whether ratified or not, to report to Commission what progress made in making up claims, what doubtful questions upon which they desired rulings, nature of proof they proposed to such [sic]; also to submit complete files of evidence in specific cases of various kinds for consideration as test cases, all for the purpose of enabling Commission to formulate regulations for presentation of claims; also [to] request suggestion as to fixing definite time limit for filing claims with Commission. Foregoing request not formal, but merely practical useful preliminary for assistance work of Commission. Foregoing for your information. Commission request when drafted will probably be sent to Embassy. Boyden.