811.348 Z 4/90: Telegram

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

560. Your 685, December 16, 6 p.m.

Department informed that Captain F. B. Upham, Naval Attaché your Embassy, has been designated by Navy Department as its representative in all matters dealing with the construction of this airship. The conditions and specifications required by the Navy Department are being sent him direct. You are requested if necessary to support him in the conduct of his negotiations and to notify the Conference of Ambassadors of his designation. Inform Berlin.