File No. 341.115St2/137
The Ambassador in Great Britain ( Page ) to the Secretary of State
[Received June 1.]
Sir: Adverting to the Department’s cablegram No. 1408 of April 12,1 in regard to the detention of the S. S. Wico by the British authorities, and instructing me to acquaint the British Government that the Government of the United States considered that any question arising out of the seizure of American cargoes by the German authorities would be a matter for adjustment between the two Governments, and could not afford justification for the seizure of American cargoes by the British authorities, I have the honor to transmit herewith, for the information of the Department, a copy of a note, under date of May 16, which I have received from the Foreign Office in reply to my representations in the premises.
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