The Minister in Norway (Swenson) to the Secretary of State
[Received September 7.]
Sir: Adverting to the Department’s instruction No. 353, of May 10, 1927,9 with regard to the claim of the Polarfront Company to certain land on the Island of Jan Mayen, I have the honor to transmit herewith a self-explanatory note dated the twenty-third instant from the Norwegian Foreign Office in which the Norwegian Government reiterates its opinion that the Polarfront Company has no valid claim.
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