861.50 Am 3/6: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Germany ( Houghton )

[Paraphrase]

115. Our 102 of July 24, 4 p.m. Department now believes that although we should be ready to make an impartial economic investigation at any time when it may appear feasible, the better way would be not to press the matter at present but to let the proposal come from the Moscow authorities. Then we can make our conditions.

Phillips