The Secretary of State to the British Chargé (Chilton)

Sir: I have received your note No. 764, of the third instant, in which, referring to previous correspondence in which this Government has been happy to assure you that the appointment of a Canadian Minister would be entirely acceptable, you inform me 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.

In reply it affords me pleasure to reiterate the assurance which has already been verbally communicated to you to the effect that the appointment of Mr. Massey in such capacity will be entirely agreeable to this Government.

Accept [etc.]

Frank B. Kellogg