The British Ambassador (Lothian) to the Secretary of State

No. 446

Sir: I have the honour to acknowledge with thanks the receipt of your note No. 711.452/19 of the 10th October transmitting a draft of a treaty of establishment, commerce, navigation and consular rights between the United States of America and India.

I shall forward this draft together with a copy of your note under reply at the earliest opportunity to His Majesty’s Principal Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs for transmission to the Government of India, and shall have the honour in due course to inform you of the latter’s views thereon.

I have the honour [etc.]