511.3 B 1/138: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Minister in Switzerland (Grew)

8. Your No. 7, January 22, 3 P.M.

You may inform Secretariat in reply that you will attend the meeting of the Temporary Mixed Commission on February 4th for the purpose of being fully advised as to proposals and particularly to receive information respecting the draft convention which it is understood will be considered by the Commission. While you will have no authority to bind this Government, you will be in a position to explain its attitude as disclosed in correspondence relating to Convention of Saint Germain, and you will make immediate and full report. You may add that you will be glad to transmit any recommendations that may be formulated by the Commission, and that in case any appropriate plan is devised the question of securing necessary legislation will have proper consideration.

Further telegraphic instructions will follow.