The Ambassador in France (Edge) to the Secretary of State
[Received January 31.]
Sir: I have the honor to refer to the Department’s instruction No. 1280 of August 18, 1932,11 concerning an agreement concluded on October 31, 1931, between the British and French Governments, with regard to the frontiers of Syria and Jebel Druze on the one hand and Transjordan on the other.
In compliance with the above-mentioned instruction, this matter was [Page 1008] taken up with the Ministry for Foreign Affairs on September 1, 1932, and the Embassy is now in receipt of a reply from the Ministry, dated January 12, 1933, enclosing a certified copy of the Franco-British Convention of December 23, 1920, and of the Protocol of October 31, 1931, together with certified copies of the five maps annexed to the aforesaid Protocol. A copy and translation of the note from the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, as well as its enclosures, are transmitted herewith, together with a copy of the Embassy’s note No. 1960 of September 1, 1932,12 to the Ministry for Foreign Affairs.
In accordance with the Department’s instructions, a copy of this despatch is being forwarded to the American Embassy at London.