The British Chargé (Chilton) to the Secretary of State

No. 764

Sir: With reference to your note of November 20th last, intimating that the appointment of a Canadian Minister at Washington was [Page 580] entirely acceptable to the United States Government, I have the honour to inform you that His Majesty The King has now approved the appointment of the Honourable Vincent Massey, a member of His Majesty’s Privy Council of Canada, as His Majesty’s Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to represent the interests of the Dominion of Canada in the United States.

I have already had a verbal assurance from you that the appointment of Mr. Massey is agreeable to the President and the United States Government.

I have [etc.]

H. G. Chilton