The Ambassador in Great Britain ( Davis ) to the Secretary of State
[Received December 18, 4.48 p.m.]
3558. Foreign Office is just informed by Associated Press that it in turn learns through Paris source that correspondence exchanged [Page 718] between Curzon and myself regarding Anglo–Persian agreement specifically including conversation with Colonel House has been furnished in the United States to the Associated Press for publication tomorrow. Foreign Office therefore hopes that such publication of correspondence without its consent will not be permitted at least until further exchange of views can take place.