711.519/1: Telegram

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


300. I am informed that the proposed treaty has been very sympathetically received at the Foreign Office and that the only modifications their legal advisers have suggested relate to a reduction of the twelve-mile limit for the English Channel so that an international waterway will be left up the lane established. The draft of the treaty has now been sent to the French customs officials for their examination.