500.A15A5/855: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Minister in Switzerland ( Wilson )13

515. Your 8, January 20, 1 p.m. The British made oral and written representations to the Japanese on January 18 in the matter of the 14-inch gun limitation. The Japanese replied that Japan was opposed to accepting a qualitative without a quantitative limit but said they would give the problem further consideration and make a definitive reply in a week or a little more.

  1. This telegram was evidently addressed to Mr. Wilson in his capacity as member of the American delegation to the Disarmament Conference at Geneva.