890b.6363 Gulf Oil Corporation/26: Telegram
The Chargé in Great Britain (Atherton) to the Secretary of State
[Received February 24—1:10 p.m.]
84. Department’s 50, February 2, 2  p.m. In informal conversation yesterday with Foreign Office I took occasion to refer to representations made by me as reported on top of page 3 of Embassy’s despatch 2482, December 29,5 and to point out that according to reports reaching me Anglo-Persian Oil Company geologists had [Page 7] recently arrived in Koweit having brought drilling machinery, et cetera, to carry on exploration work.
Despatch by pouch.6