462.00 R 294/24a: Telegram
The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in France (Herrick)
91. For your information. Identic note to the Allied Powers on subject of payment of costs of our Army of Occupation is being cabled to you today.55 In view of publicity already given here and abroad, Department will release note to Press on Wednesday afternoon56 for publication here in morning papers Thursday. To ensure that the note will not be published in Europe before it is published here, have note delivered to the Foreign Office on Wednesday afternoon. Similar instructions are being sent Embassies at London, Brussels, Rome and Tokyo.