710.Consultation(2)A/1: Circular telegram

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

Mr. Welles has been designated as the representative of this Government on the Emergency Committee for the Provisional Administration of European Colonies and Possessions in the Americas for which provision is made in the “Act of Habana”. This Committee is to function until the convention adopted at Habana goes into effect.

Please take an early opportunity to inform the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the country to which you are accredited of Mr. Welles’ appointment and express the hope that the Committee may be established at an early date.

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