File No. 763.72112/568

The Ambassador in Austria-Hungary (Penfield) to the Secretary of State


351. Your 258, November 8,1 Austro-Hungarian Government state that in navy regulations published May 2, 1913, raw cotton and cotton yarn are specified as non-contraband and therefore free from seizure. Austro-Hungarian Government will adhere to this rule conditional on reciprocity enemy states.

  1. See footnote, ante, p. 291