832.85/117: Telegram

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

763. R–438 for the Department and Davis. Reference your 517 March 12, 4 p.m.

First. Maritime Service in London adopted March 4th, resolutions postponing consideration Brazilian ship question until arrival of Brazilian delegates.36 Rathbone.

  1. The Ambassador in Brazil reported, Dec. 1, 1920: “Negotiations between France and Brazil regarding German steamers seized in Brazilian ports are concluded on the basis of following principles. 1. The vessels now recognized as the permanent property of Brazil; 2. The arrangements will be based on article 297 of the Treaty of Versailles.” (File no. 832.85/124.)