500.C115 Paris/10–2445: Telegram

The Ambassador in France ( Caffery ) to the Secretary of State

6209. From Mulliken for State and Labor. British have suggested in Constitutional Committee that final ‘action be taken at this Conference on following articles of Resolution 2: Article 1340 re amendment procedure; article 741 re financial procedure. In addition exceedingly strong support developing for final action on article 3,42 membership of organization. Strong sentiment in favor of action on these three points as essential to functioning of organization after liquidation of League. Request instructions urgently to approve final action on these three articles subject to acceptance in substance of major US amendments suggested in existing instructions.43 [Mulliken.]

  1. Report IV (1), p. 157.
  2. Ibid., p. 155.
  3. Ibid., p. 154.
  4. Ante, p. 1540.