File No. 855.48/207
The Ambassador in Great Britain ( Page ) to the Secretary of State
[Received 1.45 p. m.]
1756. Sir Edward Grey has communicated with Commission for Relief in Belgium assuring the commission that neither their flag nor their markings will be used in any way or for any purpose by any officer of His Majesty’s Government; also stating that His Majesty’s Government will countenance the use of this flag and these markings in all cases where it is used on ships carrying goods of the commission and will discount in all other cases. Will you kindly communicate the above assurance to the German Ambassador in Washington?