The Acting Secretary of State to the Ambassador in France ( Herrick )
222. Department’s telegram 176, June 6, 1 p.m., to Ambassador at London will be repeated to you by Embassy for your information. That telegram instructs the Ambassador to make informal inquiries at the British Foreign Office regarding the assent of the British Government to the pledging by Greece of security in connection with the proposed loans for construction by Ulen and Company of waterworks for Athens and Piraeus.
Please make similar informal inquiries at the French Foreign Office.
Reply by telegraph.