Dark days for S. Lester, who was a little bit depressed because of: A. Sweetser's and A. Loveday's difficulties, loneliness, being far from his family, dark and unknown future, worrying about personal finances; S. Lester spent two days in Berne in F. Cremins' new Legation as Chargé d'Affaires; bombs dropped on Dublin and other Irish towns.
A. Sweetser's letter to S. Lester: the war situation in Europe, A. Sweetser's activities and contacts in the USA, C.J. Hambro's view on the possibility of part of the League of Nations coming over to USA, the complication in connection with the ILO coming.
? A. Sweetser's letter to A.E. Felkin, United Kingdom, League of Nations Economic and Financial Section: the American interest in the Anti Drug work, Fuller's anxiety about arrangements concerning the transfer of part of the League of Nations services (non-political work only) to the USA, the Princeton University invitation to enable the League of Nations technical services to continue their work in the USA.
S. Lester's letter to Arthur Sweetser, United States, Office of the League of Nations Secretary General, Information Section, on German troops along the Jura, closed to Switzerland, on disillusionments (J. Avenol) and League of Nations staff.