859.01/5–545: Telegram

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

1916. For Murphy. Your 2407, May 5, midnight. The Department approves the proposal of SHAEF to initiate negotiations for Danish Civil Affairs agreement with the Buhl Government. Official confirmation of the composition of the Buhl Government as contained in press reports has not yet been received. Assuming them to be correct, however, you may inform SHAEF that we intend shortly to recognize the Danish Government by means of a request for Davis’38 agrément. 39

  1. Monnett Bain Davis, Director of the Foreign Service of the United States.
  2. As Minister.