548.D1/62: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Minister in Switzerland (Wilson)

53. Department’s No. 49, October 24. Please transmit the following to the Secretary General:

“The Acting Secretary of State of the United States of America has the honor to refer to the American Government’s note of October 25, [Page 374] 1933,34 communicating to the Secretary General of the League of Nations the acceptance by the American Government of the invitation of the League of Nations to name a representative on the Governing Body for assistance to refugees coming from Germany. The Acting Secretary of State takes pleasure in informing the Secretary General that Professor Joseph P. Chamberlain35 has been designated as the American representative on the Governing Body.”

Professor Chamberlain will sail on the Washington November 22, to attend the first meeting of the Governing Body at Lausanne on December 5. Please request the Consulate at Geneva to extend all possible assistance to Professor Chamberlain.

  1. For text of note, see telegram No. 49, October 24, to the Minister in Switzerland, p. 372.
  2. Professor of public law at Columbia University.