File No. 763.72112/1248

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

No. 127]

Sir: The Department has received your despatch No. 272, dated May 27, 1915, enclosing a newspaper clipping in regard to the friendly relations existing between British officials and the Netherlands Oversea Trust.1

The Department will be glad to have you keep it promptly informed in regard to the future operations of the Netherlands Oversea Trust, especially with reference to any activities of the trust that may be regarded as discriminating against the United States.

I have [etc.]

Robert Lansing
  1. Not printed.