File No. 300.115/6619
The Ambassador in Great Britain (Page) to the Secretary of State
[Received January 13, 1916.]
Sir: With reference to previous correspondence2 in regard to the steamship Esrom and to various items of her cargo which the British authorities have ordered to be placed in the prize court, I now have the honor to enclose herewith for the information of the Department [Page 660] a copy of a note addressed to the Foreign Office by the Embassy on December 13 in this regard together with a copy of the reply received from the Foreign Office under date of the 25th instant, in which the attitude of the British Government in reference to the cargo of this vessel is set forth.
I have [etc.]