123 B 21/335: Telegram

Mr. William Phillips, Personal Representative of President Roosevelt in India, to the Secretary of State

190. I have discussed with the Secretary for Foreign Affairs67 the points raised in your 119, February 24, 10 p.m., which meet with my cordial approval.

Personally he sees no objection to designation of Ballantine and Williams as Counselors of Mission but will refer the matter to the Viceroy.68 He added that the latter might feel the necessity of obtaining approval from London.

  1. O. K. Caroe, Secretary to the Government of India in the External Affairs Department.
  2. At this time the Marquess of Linlithgow.