The Ambassador in France (Herrick) to the Secretary of State
[Received February 10.]
Sir: With reference to the recent commercial negotiations between France and the United States,8 and in particular to the objections raised by the French Government to the activities in France of certain agents of the Treasury Department, I have the honor to transmit herewith a copy and translation of a note dated January 27, 1928, from the Foreign Office. In this note, the French Government offers suggestions concerning a procedure, which, if adopted, the French Government thinks would enable our Government to exercise a proper control over the declarations of value made by French exporters, and yet not arouse the susceptibilities of French producers and merchants.
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