540.61B3/282: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Consul at Geneva ( Bucknell )

115. Your despatch no. 355 Political, September 21, 1938.7 For Everett. Conference on educational films.

The Department has examined carefully the procès-verbal, the final act, and your report. The procès-verbal and the final act are acceptable to the Department and you are authorized to sign them at [Page 970] the convenience of the Secretariat of the League of Nations,8 making “under the terms of Article IV of this procès-verbal” the same reservation that was made to the Convention of 1933.9

  1. Not printed.
  2. Mr. Everett informed the Department in despatch No. 398 Political, October 18, that he signed the procès-verbal and the final act on October 17 (540.61B3/287). The texts of the acts are printed in League of Nations Treaty Series, vol. cxcviii, p. 111.
  3. The reservation made to article XX of the Convention of October 11, 1933, stated that the United States assumed no obligation in respect of the Philippine Islands, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, or Guam.