The American Group to the Secretary of State
[Received May 20.]
Sir: We received your letter of May 17th,55 enclosing a copy of a telegram from the Embassy at Paris of May 14th,56 transmitting a message from Mr. Lamont regarding the proposed formation of a council to consider Consortium matters.
The American Group met today and discussed this proposal, and we transmit for your information copy of a telegram which we are despatching to Mr. Lamont,55 indicating the approval of our Group as therein set forth.
For the American Group