Foreign News: Irish Minister

Sir Esmé Howard, British Ambassador to the U. S., informed U. S. Secretary of State Charles E. Hughes that His Majesty's Government "deemed it desirable that the handling of matters at Washington exclusively relating to the Irish Free State should be confided to a Minister Plenipotentiary accredited to the United States Government."

The Secretary of State informed the British Ambassador that the U. S. Government was in cordial agreement with

His Majesty's Government's request and would be pleased to receive a Minister of the Irish Free State.

The formal approval of the British Government to...

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