800.51W89 Great Britain/293: Telegram

The Chargé in Great Britain (Atherton) to the Secretary of State

122. Upon informal inquiry of Treasury official (Department’s 98, December [March] 26, 2 p.m.) I was informed that with the [Page 624] postponement of the Lausanne Conference until June, Treasury had delayed advisedly designating a representative and it was added informally “should it not appear discourteous to the United States Government, Treasury negotiations would be considerably aided if further delay might be permitted until after Lausanne Conference.”