740.00111 A.R./97a: Circular telegram

The Secretary of State to Chiefs of Diplomatic Missions in the American Republics

The President has announced that the Under Secretary of State12 will represent the United States at the conference in Panama. He will be assisted by the following as advisers: The Honorable Edwin C. Wilson, Minister Designate to Uruguay; and Dr. Herbert Feis,13 Dr. Warren Kelchner,14 and Miss Marjorie M. Whiteman,15 of the Department of State. Mr. Paul C. Daniels, Foreign Service Officer, will act as secretary to Mr. Welles.16

You will please inform the Government to which you are accredited.

  1. Sumner Welles, Representative of the Secretary of State.
  2. Herbert Feis, Adviser; Adviser on International Economic Affairs, Department of State.
  3. Warren Kelchner, Secretary General of the Delegation: Chief, Division of International Conferences, Department of State.
  4. Marjorie M. Whiteman, Legal Adviser; Assistant to the Legal Adviser, Department of State.
  5. For a complete list of the delegation of the United States, see Report of the Delegate of the United States of America to the Meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the American Republics Held at Panamá September 23–October 8, 1939 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1940).