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16 June 1936
Pp 274/1/127-128 · Document · 1936.06.16
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Nazi demonstrations; Sean Lester might have to bring Danzig to the Special (Sanctions) sitting of the Council; possible "démarches" in Council, with Poland; difficulties between A. Greiser, President of the Danzig Senate, and A. Forster; Sean Lester's step with the German Government; Sean Lester took preventive measure possible to keep the situation from developing into a crisis requiring international action.

Document · 1933.10.19
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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.

Document · 1933.10.26
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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.