chapter  6
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British Opinion on the Borah Letter 1. The Commons and Non-Recognition

AS we have seen, the terms of the League Council’s Note of February 16th were published and commented upon in the Press and elsewhere. The facts, as we now know them, about the proposed joint démarche under the Nine Power Treaty were not available at the time. How far were they inferred? What sort of reception did the Stimson-Borah Letter have in this country? How were the proceedings at the League Assembly regarded?