The British Ambassador ( Howard ) to the Secretary of State

No. 396

His Britannic Majesty’s Ambassador presents his compliments to the Secretary of State, and with reference to Mr. Hughes’ note of March 13th last, regarding the proposal to set up a centralizing organ to deal with questions arising out of the liquidation of relief credits granted by certain allied and neutral Governments to other Governments in Central and Eastern Europe, has the honour to request that he may be informed whether it is yet possible to furnish an expression of the views of the United States Government on the question of delegating a representative of the Debt Funding Commission to attend the meetings of the Relief Credits Committee to be formed in this connection.