File No. 351.622a/4

The Ambassador France ( Sharp ) to the Secretary of State

[Telegram]

1171. Department’s 1248, December 13, 4 p. m. Minister for Foreign Affairs has, just informed me the that of Marine up to to-day has not received sufficiently detailed regarding in question to enable Foreign Office to reply but that the captain of the Descartes was immediately asked for the necessary information. Minister for Foreign Affairs adds that to acquaint me with the result of this investigation.

Sharp