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United States Department of State / Papers relating to the foreign relations of the United States, 1919
(1919)

Finland,   pp. 210-227 PDF (5.7 MB)


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FINLAND
RECOGNITION AND ESTABLISHMENT OF DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS 2
Recognition of Independence and of the " de facto " Government
by the United
States, May 7, 1919-Appointment of an American Commissioner with Rank
of Minister, May 24-Reception of the Minister of the "de facto "
Govern-
ment of Finland by the Acting Secretary of State, Provisionally, May 27;
by the President, August 21-Unqualified Recognition of the Government of
Finland, January 12, 1920-Appointment of an American Charge d'Affaires,
March 12, 1920
860d.01/8: Telegram
The Minister in Sweden (Morris) to the Acting Secretary of State
STOCKHOLM, February 15, 1919, 6 p.m.
[Received February 16, 12.35 p.m.]
3631. The Finnish Minister of Foreign Affairs Charles Enckell
is in Stockholm today and has called upon me at the Legation.
Enckell informs me that the French representative at Helsingfors
about two weeks ago told Finnish Government that England was
willing to recognize Finland and the French and English Govern-
ments were now waiting the reply of the other Allies. Enckell
requests me to ascertain when it will be possible for them to know
what disposition the remainder of the Allies will take on this matter.
Ammission's number 100.                                MORRIs
860d.01/8: Telegram
The Acting Secretary of State to the, Commission to Negotiate Peace
WASHINGTON, February 19, 1.919, 4 p.m.
792. Is Department correct in assuming that you will answer
direct Stockholm Legation's telegram No. 100, February 15 to you
regarding recognition of Finland?                        PoL
860d.01/9: Telegram
The Commission to Negotiate Peace to the Acting Secretary of State
PRMus, February 22, 1919, 5 p.m.
[Received 6.57 p.m.]
868. Your 792, February 19, 4 p.m. The following telegram has
been sent to the Legation at Stockholm:
'See also Foreign Relations, 1918, Russia, vol. II, pp. 723 if.
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