611.60i31/40: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Chargé in Estonia (Carlson)

4. Your despatch No. 620, diplomatic, April 23, 1936.9 Please acknowledge Foreign Office’s note of April 22 therewith enclosed and say that the Government of the United States accepts the note as a withdrawal of Estonian notice of May 21, 1935, to terminate the treaty [Page 69] of friendship, commerce and consular rights between the United States and Estonia on May 22, 1936, and as a prolongation of the life of the treaty until May 22, 1937. At the same time express this Government’s high appreciation of Estonia’s courtesy.10

  1. Not printed.
  2. The Chargé in Estonia reported in his despatch No. 653 (Diplomatic), May 23, that this instruction had been embodied in a note handed by him to the Director of the Foreign Trade Bureau of the Estonian Foreign Office, Mr. Ed. Wirgo, on May 22 (611.60i31/43).