File No. 841.711/3

The Ambassador in Great Britain (Page) to the Secretary of State


866. Sir Edward Grey has learned through commercial correspondence passing through censor that arrangements appear to be in progress by which general correspondence with Germany shall pass through American Consulate General at Rotterdam. He asks me to bring this to your notice with a view to adequate steps being taken to prevent the confidence of our consular officers being abused. Despatch follows.

American Ambassador