554.A2/7

The Secretary of State to the Italian Ambassador ( De Martino )

Excellency: Referring to your note of August 2, 1927, inviting the Government of the United States to participate in the International Conference on Copyright to open at Rome on May 8 next,40 I have the honor now to inform you that, after reconsideration, it has been decided to accept the invitation and that the Honorable Henry P. Fletcher, American Ambassador at Rome, Mr. Thorvald Soltterg, Register of Copyrights, Library of Congress, and the Honorable Sol Bloom, Member of Congress, have been designated to attend the Congress as delegates on the part of the United States. [Page 400] The American Ambassador at Rome was instructed by cable on April 2542 to advise your Government accordingly.

Accept [etc.]

Frank B. Kellogg
  1. The Conference had been postponed from October 1927.
  2. Not printed.