F. Walters did not recall the matter as the telegram was dated 1940.
F. Walters took the responsibility for the burning of Sir Eric Drummond's papers.
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.
Note from S. Lester to F. Walters, dated 16 March, requesting some papers on Danzig to be sent to the Rapporteur; note of 19 March listing the papers from the High Commissioner at Danzig sent to the Rapporteur.
In the absence of the Secretary-General and of L. Krabbe, who was in the Saar to start the Plebiscite Commission, F. Walters acknowledged receipt of S. Lester's letters to the Secretary-General, he assured S. Lester that the previous High Commissioner at Danzig had similar problems; Danzig-Polish new agreement; Lawless seemed to have missed the chance of putting his name forward for the Saar; F. Walters and the Chaco question.
Enclosed is F. Walters' reply in English of 30 April 1935: Danzig questions to the Council, Rapporteur's report, F. Walters' wish to write to W. Strang about all this.
Need for staff in London; A. Cadogan not convinced by F. Walters that it was time to set up a section of the Secretariat in London.