Extract from "How Danzig Fell - Story of the Nazi Intrigue" featured in "The Times Literary Supplement."
Extract from the "Evening Herald": S. Lester appointed High Commissioner of Danzig by the Council of the League of Nations; Poles' protest against his election; S. Lester supported by J. Simon, leader of the British delegation at Geneva.
Extract from the "Cork Examiner": S. Lester's reputation, qualities, and success as the permanent representative of the Irish Free State to the League of Nations, made him fit to govern the Free City of Danzig as High Commissioner; chronology of events on Danzig.
Extract from the "London Evening News": S. Lester appointed High Commissioner of Danzig by the League of Nations Council - S. Lester's appointment supported by J. Simon, Britain's Foreign Secretary - The Polish Foreign Minister objected to having any representative of a Great Power in which he included representatives of the British Dominions, as High Commissioner at Danzig - As a result of the French delegate Paul Boncour's intervention, the Polish representatives withdrew their objections to S. Lester's election - Chronology of events on Danzig.
Extract from: "A History of the League of Nations" by F.P. Walters, published in 1952, regarding the Stresa consultation, Poland's opposition to a Four-Power Pact, the policy of Pilsudski, Poland's desire to be among the Great Powers, the Polish-German Agreement of January 1934, Poland and the Minorities Treaty, the Nazi tyranny in Danzig, the Council and the Danzig Constitution.
Extract from the "Kölnische Zeitung": S. Lester welcomed at Danzig as High Commissioner.