File No. 130Ar22—

The Secretary of State to the Minister in the Netherlands ( Van Dyke )1

[Telegram]

190. James F. J. Archibald, newspaper correspondent, has been carrying papers for Germany and Austria which have been seized in England. He left England yesterday on the steamship Rotterdam, due to arrive at Rotterdam this morning. If possible, take up the passport which he carries and give him emergency passport limited for immediate return to this country.

Lansing
  1. The same to the Ambassador in Germany, No. 2144, September 3.