The Minister in Egypt (Howell) to the Secretary of State
[Received February 6.]
Sir: I have the honor to refer to the Department’s instruction to this Legation No. 176, of September 10, 1924,12 regarding Swiss interests in Egypt as applied especially to citizens of the German-Swiss cantons, and, apropos of same, to herewith enclose a copy of an Aide Memoire this day received from The Residency bearing upon the same subject matter. The Residency expressed the hope that it might have the comments of the Legation upon this question at as early a date as practicable.
Should the Department deem an answer to this proposition of such importance as to reply by cable same doubtless would be duly appreciated by His Britannic Majesty’s principal representative in Egypt.
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