The British Ambassador (Howard) to the Secretary of State

No. 66

Sir: With reference to the third paragraph of the note which you were good enough to address to me on January 8th regarding the establishment of a South African Legation in Washington, I have the honour to inform you, on behalf of His Majesty’s Government in the Union of South Africa, that it is contemplated that the representative to be appointed should have the rank of Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary.

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Esme Howard