500.A15A4 Steering Committee/543: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Minister in Switzerland (Wilson)

30. Since Mr. Davis’ return we have talked over the question of your speech at the forthcoming Bureau meeting.34 The following draft is submitted for your comment. After we have considered and approved any amendments you may wish to suggest, we will instruct the Embassy at London to show it confidentially to the British authorities and inquire if the latter see their way to take a similar position:

[The draft text which follows is substantially the same as the speech delivered by Mr. Wilson before the Bureau, May 31, 1937, printed on page 20.]

  1. Mr. Wilson was instructed by telegram No. 29, May 19, 6 p.m., to proceed to Geneva to represent the United States at the Bureau meeting (500.A15A4 Personnel/1511).