File No. 763.72111Un3/3
The Secretary of State to the British Ambassador (Spring Rice)
Excellency: I have the honor to inform you that complaint has been made to the Department concerning the frequent appearance on the streets of Detroit of uniformed Canadian soldiers wearing filled cartridge belts.
It is hoped that this matter may be called to the attention of the Canadian Government and that such instructions may be issued as are necessary to prevent the continuance of this practice.
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