303. Editorial Note

Following 3 days in Canada, October 13–16, Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh participated in celebrations of the 350th anniversary of the first permanent British settlement at Jamestown, Virginia, and then made a State visit to Washington, October 17–20, as guests of President Eisenhower. On October 22, the Queen addressed the U.N. General Assembly before returning to the United Kingdom. Selwyn Lloyd preceded her to Washington and on October 15 had conversations with Secretary Dulles. The memorandum of their discussion on British and U.S. policy toward Egypt is printed in volume XVII, page 762, and that of their discussion on the Tunisian request for arms is printed in volume XVIII, page 721. The Secretary of State and Foreign Secretary agreed to make a joint démarche to Libya. (Department of State, Secretary’s Memoranda of Conversation: Lot 64 D 199)