868.51 Public Works/74: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Great Britain (Dawes)


181. Your 189, July 12, 5 p.m.; also Department’s 30, February 12, 5 p.m.; 44, March 8, 6 p.m.; 51, March 15, 4 p.m.; and 78, April 11, 7 p.m.

If you perceive no objection, the Department desires you, on a basis of the above-mentioned telegrams and other data in your files, to seek an early opportunity to discuss informally with the British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs the question of service by the International Financial Commission of the Seligman loan in order to ascertain whether the recent Government change has resulted, or is likely to result, in any change of attitude respecting this question.

J. & W. Seligman & Co.’s representative, F. D. Stephens, will reach London on August 1.