811.348 Z 4/80: Telegram

The Ambassador in Great Britain (Harvey) to the Secretary of State

851. Your 607, October 21, 3 p.m., regarding German airship. Have just received note from Foreign Office dated October 24th which confirms your conversations with British Ambassador and concludes with following:

“I now understand from His Majesty’s Ambassador in Washington that the support of the United States Ambassador in Paris to the early termination of the aerial commission of control in Germany will be forthcoming at the Ambassadors’ Conference and I see no reason why if the Japanese Government also agree the wishes of your Government for the acquisition of this military airship from Germany should not now be gratified”.

Full text by pouch.48 Repeated to Paris.

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