File No. 711.5914/51b
The Secretary of State to Minister Egan
Washington , March 27, 1916, 5 p.m.
92. This Government will agree to assume all legal liabilities under Article III of West Indies Treaty, without seeing documents already mailed, on condition that treaty can be signed at once.
In view of uncertain international situation it is hoped that Danish Government will cable full powers to Minister here to sign treaty as drafted. This Government willing to assume full legal liability under Article III without further investigation in order to save time. Matter urgent.