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Meeting of the bureau of the conference for the reduction and limitation of armaments, Geneva, May 31, 1937,   pp. 1-23 PDF (8.3 MB)


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MEETING OF THE BUREAU OF THE CONFERENCE FOR
   THE REDUCTION AND LIMITATION OF ARMAMENTS,
   GENEVA, MAY 31, 19371
500.A15A4 Steering Committee/502: Telegram
  The Minister in Switzerland (Wilson) to the Secretary of State
                                   BERN, January 26, 1937-6 p. m.
                                   [Received January 26-2 p. m.]
  11. In this afternoon's session the Council fixed May 6th for the
meeting of the Bureau of the Disarmament Conference.
                                                          WILSON
500.A15A4 Steering Committee/507: Telegram
  The Secretary of State to the Minister in Switzerland (Wilson)
                              WASHINGTON, April 14, 1937-5 p. m.
  25. Your letter of April 6 to Dunn.2 We would like to have your
views on Norman Davis'3 proceeding to Geneva for meeting of Dis-
armament Bureau May 6. Decision has been left to Mr. Davis. While
this Government has no desire to take any initiative at Bureau meet-
ing, we do not desire that any impression should be given of any lack
of interest on our part in the question.
                                                           HUILL
500.A15A4 Steering Committee/508: Telegram (part air)
  The Minister in Switzerland (Wilson) to the Secretary of State
                                     BERN, April 15, 1937-3 p. m.
                                  [Received April 16-7: 30 a. m.]
  40. Your 25, April 14, 5 p. m. I appreciate the force of your last
sentence but want nevertheless to present certain considerations.
  During the past 6 months political and economic conditions on the
Continent have become appreciably better. Italy seems to have joined
'For previous correspondence, see Foreign Relations, 1936, vol. I, pp. 1
if.
'James C. Dunn, Chief of the Division of Western European Affairs; letter
not found in Department files.
3Chairman of the American delegation, Conference for the Reduction and
Limitation of Armaments, Geneva; Mr. Davis was in London as Chairman of
the American delegation to the International Sugar Conference (see pp. 931
ff.)
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