File No. 300.115/9679

The Secretary of State to the Chargé in Great Britain (Laughlin)


3809. Department has been informed through Consul General, Hongkong, colonial authorities have discharged from S. S. Aymeric at that place 1,260 packages freight from New York consigned to importers in Philippines. Department desires that in connection with representations regarding seizure of goods from Chinese Prince and Kafue, you request of British Government an explanation of this further interference with shipments between American ports.