File No. 344d112P59/4
The Ambassador in Great Britain (Page) to the Secretary of State
[Received April 16.]
Sir: With reference to your telegram No. 1209 of March 2 last,1 relative to the detention of August Piepenbrink, I have the honor to enclose herewith a copy of a note I have just received from the Foreign Office, stating that the British and French Governments have decided to liberate this man as a friendly act, while reserving the question of principle involved, upon which my telegram No. 1879 of to-day was based.
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