511.3 B 1/135
The Minister in Switzerland (Grew) to the Secretary of State
[Received January 2, 1924.]
L.N. No. 432
Sir: With reference to a letter dated December 1923, said to have been addressed to you by the Acting President of the Council of the League of Nations concerning a recommendation by the Assembly to the Council of the League that the Government of the United States should be invited to appoint representatives to cooperate with the Temporary Mixed Commission in the preparation of the new Convention for the regulation of the traffic in arms, to supersede the Convention of St. Germain, I have the honor to transmit herewith a copy of an informal letter, dated December 14, 1923, received from the Secretary General of the League in this connection. In this letter Sir Eric Drummond advances certain suggestions with regard to possible methods of procedure for the appointment of one or more American members to the Commission, in case this should be found practicable.
I have [etc.]