File No. 763.72112/614

The Secretary of State to Crossman and Sielcken

Gentlemen: The Department is in receipt of your letter of January 13, 1915, quoting the text of a telegram received by you from Messrs. L. Paulsen and Company, Copenhagen, with reference to the reply made by the British Government to the representations of this Government in the matter of the difficulties encountered by American exporters of goods to neutral countries.

In reply the Department thanks you for the information contained in your letter which appears to be quite pertinent to the subject matter of the diplomatic correspondence between the United States and Great Britain.

I am [etc.]

For the Secretary of State:
John E. Osborne