The Secretary of State to the Special Mission at Lausanne
Washington , January 13, 1923—5 p.m.
83. The recommendations contained in your 194 of January 12 regarding the discussion of a treaty of amity and commerce with the Turks have the approval of the Department. You will receive more precise instructions. In the meantime you are authorized to approach the Turkish delegation informally in the matter and to report to the Department how your advances are received.