851.731/135: Telegram

The Ambassador in France (Bullitt) to the Secretary of State

2397. Department’s rush 1204, October 9, 9 p.m. French telegraph authorities confirm that the six codes mentioned in my 2203, September 27, are all authorized for use by firms or individuals but state that their cable authorities, post offices, et cetera, have not yet [been?] circularized upon the subject due to military administrative delays. All French authorities are expected to be notified soon. We have urged them to act promptly pointing out that present uncertainty is harmful to American interests.