033.5111 Laval, Pierre/18: Telegram

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

606. Prime Minister Laval transmitted to the Embassy this morning the following note in formal reply to the invitation of the President which I personally handed him yesterday (see my telegram 601, September 25, 6 p.m.18).

“I should be very grateful if you would transmit to the Secretary of State my thanks for the invitation which he so kindly conveyed to me on behalf of the President of the United States of America.

I shall be very happy to proceed shortly to Washington to confer with President Hoover”.

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