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Document · 1936.07.07
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Press cuttings: "Greiser says: Danzig is severed from League" (London News Chronicle), "Hands off Danzig - Poland warns Germany", "Cabinet and the Danzig Crisis - Position regarded as serious", "Danzig Coup fears - Full Support for Irish Commissioner - Safety assured" (incomplete article), "Nazis' Olympic Interlude - Need of Foreign Money postpones Coups" (incomplete article); Press cuttings titles: "Poland's warning to Germany - Berlin hails Greiser as National Hero - Geneva Insult", "No Nazi Coup in Danzig - Poland warns Germany - Will act up to Statute - Geneva Confident", "Poland warns Germany - No Danzig Change by Force".

Document · 1934.01
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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.

Document · 1936.07.31
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High tribute paid by the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs to S. Lester for the immense work he did for the League of Nations in difficult circumstances; Nazi terrorism in Danzig; Nazi Government's new decrees violating the Danzig Constitution guaranteed by the League of Nations; Danzig Nazis' purpose was to expel the League of Nations High Commissioner from Danzig.

Document · 1946.01.08
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Extract from the "Journal de Genève" about Switzerland not present in the first General Assembly of the United Nations in London; about S. Lester keeping the League of Nations going during the war time and about the spirit of Geneva for international co-operation.

Document · 1936.10.05
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Text published by the "Danziger Morgenzeitung": A. Forster's incitement to look to Berlin only, to maintain the German character of Danzig and to act against the League of Nations and the Danzig High Commissioner, A. Forster's specific attacks on S. Lester; question of S. Lester's successor; Poland's rights in Danzig; struggle against the Opposition Parties.