811.512351Double/68: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Ambassador in France (Edge)

198. Your 256, August 13, 10 a.m., and 257, August 13, 11 a.m. President has issued full power, dated August 16, 1930, reading as follows:

“To all to whom these presents shall come, Greeting:

Know ye, That reposing special trust and confidence in the integrity, prudence and ability of Walter E. Edge, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to France, I have invested him with full and all manner of power and authority for and in the name of the United States of America to meet and confer with any person or persons duly authorized by the President of the French Republic, being invested with like power and authority, and with him or them, to negotiate, conclude and sign an agreement in regard to double taxation, the same to be transmitted to the President of the United States of America for his ratification, subject to the advice and consent thereto of the Senate of the United States of America.”

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