884.6461 Tsana Dam/115: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Minister in Ethiopia (Southard)

42. Your 30, September 21, 6 p.m. and 29, September 19, 9 p.m. In answer to the invitation contained in your telegram No. 29 please convey the following to King Tafari from the White Corporation:

“The White Corporation is in receipt of His Majesty’s invitation to a tripartite conference at Addis Ababa and has the honor to accept it. They will accordingly send their Vice President, Mr. Lardner, to confer with King Tafari’s representative and the representatives of the British Government. Mr. Lardner will arrive at Addis Ababa during the last 10 days of the month of December as His Majesty has requested.”