File No. 763.72/1180.
The Consul General at Cairo (Arnold) to the Secretary of State
Cairo, November 7, 1914, 10 p.m.
[Received 11:58 p.m.]
General commanding British Egypt issued to-day proclamation in the name of King George assuming sole burden of defending Egypt against Turkey, claiming violation Egyptian frontier and agreeing not to ask Mohammedan Egyptians’ assistance.