511.1 C 1/11
The Minister in Switzerland ( Gibson ) to the Secretary of State
[Received October 6.]
Sir: I have the honor to refer to the Department’s instruction No. 41, of August 5, 1924, enclosing a communication to the Secretary General of the League of Nations in reply to a note, dated June 10, 1924, concerning a plan for the issuance of certificates of identity to Armenian refugees in order that they might establish their identity and travel freely in pursuit of their normal occupations.
There is enclosed herewith the reply from the Secretary General of the League to the Department’s communication referred to above.
With reference to the second paragraph of the Department’s instruction under reference, I have the honor to transmit herewith a copy of a letter, dated September 19, 1924,68 from Mr. Huntington Gilchrist, of the Secretariat of the League, stating that the Department’s communication to the Secretary General would be released to the press in Geneva on October tenth next. My telegram No. 86, of September 20, 1924, 12 a.m.,68 conveying this information to the Department, was based on this letter.
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