File No. 763.72119/10
The Ambassador in Great Britain (Page) to the Secretary of State
London, August 7, 1914, 11 p.m.
[Received August 8, 5 a.m.]
299. Your August 5, 11 a.m.1 I have delivered directly to the King the message of the President. His Majesty expressed most earnestly his thanks and requested me to convey them to the President. He talked long and appreciatively and he expressed the hope that an occasion would come when the President’s offer of mediation might be accepted.