883.05/229: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Agent and Consul General at Cairo (Sprigg)

21. Department’s 20, October 18, 8 p.m.

Inform Egyptian Government Government of the United States consents to prolongation Mixed Court arrangement for an indefinite period from November 1st next subject to right to withdraw adherence to the arrangement at any time after one year. Also state that in case of abolition of Mixed Courts by Egyptian Government prior to institution of other courts acceptable to Government of the United States, this Government will of course be free to exercise all the jurisdictional rights conferred on it under the capitulations.