The Ambassador in France (Herrick) to the Secretary of State
[Received February 14.]
Sir: With reference to your telegraphic Instruction No. 26, January 12 , 4  p.m., Paragraph 2, I have the honor to transmit herewith copy and translation in triplicate of the draft note which is to be written by the Minister for Foreign Affairs on the occasion of the signing of the Franco-American Convention relative to Syria and the Lebanon.
This note was sent to me by the Foreign Office with the statement that they only desire to meet your wishes and are prepared to conclude matters as soon as you have either signified your approval or indicated any modifications in the text of the note which you may desire.
I have [etc.]