File No. 855.48/192

The Minister in Belgium (Whitlock) to the Secretary of State

No. 53]

Sir: I have the honor to transmit herewith for the information of the Department, copies and translation of correspondence relative to the revictualing of the Maubeuge district, through the agency of the Commission for Relief in Belgium.1

The necessary guarantees of non-seizure and non-requisition having been granted by the German authorities, the Maubeuge region will be administered as a part of Belgium so far as relief work is concerned.

I have [etc.]

Brand Whitlock
  1. Not printed.