548.D1/316: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Consul at Geneva (Gilbert)

79. Your 240, June 22, 4 p.m.

  • Paragraph 1. Everett’s assumption is correct that he should not speak on the floor of the Conference. He may, however, furnish written information concerning pertinent American laws and regulations to the President of the Conference either in advance or during the course of the Conference. He may also reply informally to personal inquiries.
  • Paragraph 2. The Secretary General has been notified through Bern that this Government desired you or a member of your staff to follow the Conference as an observer. See note of April 7 to Secretary General. You should notify him of Everett’s designation.