359. Memorandum From F. Allen Harris, Special Assistant to the Legal Adviser to Selected Bureaus of the Department of State1 2
- State Seabed Paper
For your use and the use of your principals, I am attaching the seabed boundary paper Mr. Stevenson sent today to Under Secretary Train, Deputy Under Secretary Peacock, Assistant Secretary Nutter and Mr. Marchling.
Mr. Stevenson plans to meet personally with each of these officials in the near future to discuss our proposal.
Special Assistant to the Legal Adviser
- Source: National Archives, RG 59, D/LOS Files: Lot 75 D 243, 1968 Seabeds. Confidential. The memorandum was sent to Staff Assistant John D. Stempel (U), Staff Assistant Richard W. Baker (J), Staff Assistant David Biltchick (S/PC), McIntyre, Deputy Director George Dolgin (SCI/SE), Adviser Clarence W. Nichols (E/ORF), William L. Sullivan (S/FW), and Deputy Director William J. Trainor (INR/XR). The attached analysis of the major proposals was not found. Tab B is attached but not published.↩
- Harris circulated a proposed U.S. Government position on the seabed boundary sent by Stevenson to other Executive Branch agencies.↩
- In areas where no rise exists, to the edge of the continental margin.↩