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(1919)

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GREAT BRITAIN
VISIT OF THE PRINCE OF WALES TO THE UNITED STATES
033.4111/55: Telegram
The Ambassador in Great Britain (Davis) to the Acting Secretary
of State
LONDON, May 26, 1919, 3 p.m.
[Received May 26, 2.07 p.m.]
2130. I am today telegraphing Mr. Lansing in Paris as follows:
" In view of the approaching visit of the Prince of Wales to Can-
ada in August, I earnestly suggest that official invitation be extended
to him to visit the United States. The sooner this is done the better
the effect."
DAVIS
033.4111/66: Telegram
The Acting Secretary of Staite to the Ambassador in Great Britain
(Davis)
WASHINGTON, June 30,1919,6 p.M.
5591. Department has received telegram from Secretary of State 1
to the effect that both the President and he feel that no further delay
should occur in extending an invitation to the Prince of Wales to
visit the United States and that you have been so advised. Accord-
ingly, I have today sent for the British Charge d'Affaires and on
behalf of the Government have extended a cordial invitation to the
Prince to visit the United States. The Charge d'Affaires assured
me that he would report the matter to his Government by cable.
PHILLIPS
033.4111/68: Telegram
The Ambassador in Great Britain (Davis) to the Acting Secretary
of State
LONDON, July 3, 1919, 1 p.M.
[Received 1.55 p.m.]
2456. Having learned the Prince of Wales expected a formal and
official call from me with reference to the invitation to America, I
Not printed.
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