The Secretary of State to the French Ambassador ( Jusserand )
My Dear Mr. Ambassador: I have received your note of June twenty-ninth, and beg to say that the change you suggest in the proposed note in connection with the renewal of the Arbitration Convention is entirely agreeable to me, as it is in accord with my intent. I suggest, therefore, following what I understand to be your wishes, that for the words in my proposed note “providing for the reference of disputes mentioned in the Convention to the Permanent Court of International Justice,” there should be substituted the following “under which the disputes mentioned in the Convention could be referred to the Permanent Court of International Justice.”
I shall be glad to have you send me a draft of the note which you propose to send in reply.
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