File No. 462.11H21/6

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Germany ( Gerard )


2447. Your 3023, October 19, 7 p. m.3 You may say to Foreign Office owners steamship Leelanaw are not represented before prize court and that, as you have already informed the German Government, for same reason assigned by Government of United States for refusing to submit to prize court question of amount indemnity to be paid in case of steamer William P. Frye , this Government desires in case of steamer Leelanaw that question of amount indemnity to be paid shall be settled by diplomatic negotiations.

  1. See despatch No. 1672 from the Ambassador in Germany, ante, p. 607.