500.C/999a: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Consul General at Geneva (Tittmann)

3. The Department understands that the Committee studying the Bruce Report2 is contemplating placing the Opium Advisory Committee under the direction and supervision of the proposed new Central Committee. In our opinion this would materially reduce the usefulness of the Opium Advisory Committee and adversely affect its composition.

Please investigate and report by telegram.

  1. League of Nations, The Development of International Cooperation in Economic and Social Affairs, Report of the Special Committee (Doc. A. 23. 1939).