File No. 711.6521/100

The Secretary of State to the Italian Ambassador

My dear Mr. Ambassador: Referring to Mr. Brambilla’s recent call at the Department, relative to the conflict of the so-called Seamen’s Act, approved March 4, 1915, with certain treaty provisions between this Government and Italy, I beg to transmit, herewith, for your information, a copy of an instruction dated March 23, regarding the matter, which has been sent to the American Ambassador at Rome.

I am [etc.]

Robert Lansing