Acknowledged receipt of S. Lester's letter of 19 July 1934, but did not give any personal comments, as expected by S. Lester, on the hulks of small warships being built in Danzig.
Extract from the "Danziger Vorposten": attacks made upon the Catholic clergy, comparison between the leaders of the Catholic Youth and the Hitler Youth (Hitler Jugend).
Two press cuttings, the first one on the reception accorded to S. Lester when he took up his duties in Danzig: S. Lester emphasized the fact that Poles, Germans and Danzigers were united in their belief that an Irishman will understand their respective points of view and defend their respective interests; the second one on the Council's position towards the Free City of Danzig: though the Council of the League of Nations had a very grave responsibility towards the Free City of Danzig it could not assume the function of a court of law in regard to it.
A. Greiser proposed a visit of Schäfer, President of the Bank of Danzig, to Geneva; drafts from J. Avenol to S. Lester regarding the financial situation.
Toynbee's 1936 survey on Danzig.
Title page only of a folder mentioned "confidential" regarding the correspondence from 1st January to 20th December 1935 between S. Lester, High Commissioner at Danzig, and the Secretary-General, as well as two other people.
Excerpt from thesis written about Danzig.
List of references.
The League of Nations Council unanimously appointed S. Lester as High Commissioner at Danzig for a period of three years from 15 January 1934; short biography on S. Lester.