800.51W89 Estonia/66: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Chargé in Estonia (Carlson)

4. Your telegram No. 4, June 6, 6 p.m. Department is pleased to note willingness of Estonian Government to sign agreement, but it desires that the signing take place at Washington where agreements with other interested countries are being signed. Please request that full power be telegraphed to Estonian Vice Consul at New York and that it be followed by written full power.

With reference the suggestion contained in the final sentence of your telegram, you should invite the attention of the Foreign Office to the statement that you were requested to communicate to the Foreign Minister by telegraphic instruction No. 3, May 31, 6 p.m. That statement points out that there can be no deviation from the terms of the joint Resolution which constitutes the authority under which the Secretary of the Treasury is proceeding.