File No. 462.11Se8/41
The Assistant Secretary of the Treasury (Peters) to the Counselor for the Department of State
Dear Mr. Lansing: In connection with the case of the German cruiser Prinz Eitel Friedrich, now in port at Newport News, Virginia, I enclose herewith the original report of Collector Hamilton of that district, dated March 12, with the following exhibits:
- Exhibit A.—Copy of letter dated March 11 addressed to the Commander of the German cruiser by Collector of Customs Hamilton.
- Exhibit B.—Letter of the Commander of the German cruiser, dated March 11, 1915, addressed to Collector Hamilton.1
- Exhibit C.—Statement by the Commander of the German cruiser regarding the circumstances of the destruction of the Frye.2