500.A15A5/857: Telegram

The Ambassador in Japan (Grew) to the Secretary of State

26. Embassy’s 8, January 18, 6 p.m. Arita asked Clive to call on him today and said that since there had been time before the Cabinet resigned to hold only one conference concerning the British proposal for a general limitation of naval guns to 14 inches the Cabinet has decided to leave the decision to its successors in office.