123 Lane, Clayton/124: Telegram

The Ambassador in the United Kingdom (Winant) to the Secretary of State

3986. Department’s 2357, April 13th.77 In note dated April 16, Embassy advised Foreign Office of the designation of Clayton Lane as Commercial Attaché at New Delhi and Foreign Office in reply now states that since the date of the Embassy’s note “the question of the designations of the members of Mr. Phillips’ staff has formed the subject of discussions between the Government of India and Mr. Phillips. Mr. Eden78 learns that Mr. Phillips has now notified the Government of India officially that Mr. Lane has been assigned as Secretary to the United States Mission at New Delhi, and that the Government of India recognize him in that capacity.”

  1. Not printed; it informed Ambassador Winant that Mr. Lane had been appointed “Commercial Attaché” at New Delhi (123 Lane, Clayton/114).
  2. Anthony Eden, British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs.