File No. 195.1/316

The Acting Secretary of State to Mr. J. H. Morrison

Sir: The Department has received, by reference from the White House, your letter to the President of January 26, 1915, wherein you urge that it is a serious mistake to permit the sailing of the steamer Dacia. 1

In reply you are advised that the Department does not perceive in the Dacia case any serious complications involving the Government of the United States.

I am [etc.]

Robert Lansing
  1. Not printed. Correspondence regarding the transfer of the Dacia to the American flag and her contemplated voyage is printed in the section relating to transfer of ships, post, p. 674.