462.00 R 296/810: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in France ( Herrick )

10. Your 5, January 2, 7 p.m., and Lā€“299, January 3, noon.4 Please reply as follows to French note:

The Government of the United States has received the note of the French Minister for Foreign Affairs, dated January 2, 1925, relative to the forthcoming meeting of Finance Ministers and sees no objection to the proposed postponement of the first meeting from Tuesday January 6th to Wednesday January 7th, 1925.

The Government of the United States will be represented at that meeting for the purpose of negotiating the necessary arrangements for its participation on account of army costs and other claims of the United States in the annuities to be paid by Germany under the terms of the Dawes plan.5

Hughes
  1. Latter not printed.ā†©
  2. By telegram No. 5, Jan. 3, noon, the Ambassador had been instructed to inform the French Government that he, with Mr. Kellogg and Mr. Logan, would represent the United States at the Conference of Finance Ministers (file No. 462.00 R 296/811).ā†©