511.4 A 2/91: Telegram

The Chargé in Persia (Murray) to the Secretary of State

120. Department’s 65, August 13, 4 p.m.86 and 83, September 15, 5 p.m. I learned informally this morning from Dr. Millspaugh that the Persian Government has decided to send Mirza Eissa Khan to represent Persia at the forthcoming opium conference at Geneva in [Page 101] November. This Persian is at present the Persian Government Commissioner with the Anglo-Persian Oil Company in London.

Legation will transmit by next pouch to the Department full report on the opium situation in Persia based on data Dr. Millspaugh has kindly offered to supply me.87

  1. Not printed; see despatch no. 652, Sept. 23, from the Chargé in Persia, vol. ii, p. 588.
  2. The report, prepared by Col. D. W. MacCormack of the American Financial Mission in Persia and submitted to the Second Opium Conference by the Persian delegation, is printed in League of Nations, Records of the Second Opium Conference, Geneva, November 17th, 1924–February 19th, 1925, vol. ii, p. 194.