500.A15A4 General Committee (Arms)/81: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the American Adviser ( Mayer )

467. My 466, January 15, 8 p.m. On further consideration, we think it advisable for you to seek a clarification of the situation through a frank talk with Eden.13 After speaking to him along the lines authorized in our 466, you might add a reference to the unfortunate repercussions in the United States of any delay in dealing with a [Page 4] problem in which the American public and the American Congress are particularly interested at this time.

  1. Anthony Eden, Lord Privy Seal and British representative on the Council of the League of Nations.