File No. 841.51/84

The Ambassador in Great Britain ( Page) to the Secretary of State


7087. Your 5300, August 14, 7 p.m.,1 last paragraph. Foreign Office informs me that in virtue of warrants issued by the Lords Commissioners of the Treasury on June 19 and July 31 last, full powers to bind British Government in signing any obligations, in whatever form, to be given to the Government of the United States in respect of advances made by it to the British Treasury were conferred upon Sir Cecil Spring Rice, Sir S. H. Lever, Sir Richard Crawford, Mr. Colville Barclay and Lord Northcliffe.

  1. Ante, p. 561.