611.7131/69

The Minister in Rumania (Culbertson) to the Secretary of State

No. 555

Sir: Referring to my despatch No. 416 of May 12, 1927, I have the honor to report that I have now been informally advised by the Foreign Office that copies of the commercial treaty between the United States and Germany in the English, German and French languages have now been given to each member in that department of the Rumanian Foreign Office which makes preliminary studies of all proposed treaties. I was further informed that as soon as this treaty has been properly studied, a delegation will confer with me regarding the possibility of drawing up a treaty of commerce between the United States and Rumania. It is gratifying to know that at least the first step in this important negotiation has taken place.

I have [etc.]

W. S. Culbertson