Recognition of Soviet Government

  Staying in Russia, request for cruiser at Archangel for emergencies Francis to Lansing 30 | 4
  Refusal to enter formal engagement with Soviet government Lansing to Francis 2 | 5
  Allied action should Soviet collapse (support elected government who supports Allies) Francis to Lansing 3 | 6
  Asking refusal to recognize Bolshevik government Phillips to Stovall 4 | 6
  Refusal to recognize Brest-Litovsk treaty, and reason for current conditions Sharp to Lansing ? | 6
  US position if Soviet government adbicates or is deposed Lansing to Francis 12 | 6