File No. 763.72111/711

The Secretary of the Treasury (McAdoo) to the Secretary of State

Sir: For your consideration in connection with this Department’s letter of the 26th instant, relative to the Japanese battleship Hizen, I have the honor to communicate further cablegrams from the collector of customs at Honolulu, as follows:

Honolulu, October 26, 1914, 5:45 p.m. Captain Brown of the revenue cutter Thetis reports that steam launches from the Japanese battleship Hizen were again in neutral waters last night without lights.

Honolulu, October 26, 1914, 12:45 p.m. Captain Hisen desires to send sealed communications to the Japanese consul and receive sealed replies. Await instructions.

By direction of the Secretary,


B. R. Newton ,
Assistant Secretary