The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in France (Straus)

No. 1417

Sir: With reference to the Department’s instruction No. 1293 of April 27, 1936, relative to the inclusion of the subject of archaeological activities in Syria in the questions to be discussed during the current negotiations at Paris between the Syrian delegation and the French Government, it is requested that the Embassy report at an early date any action which may have been taken in accordance therewith.

Very truly yours,

For the Secretary of State:
Francis B. Sayre