File No. 763.72/4530
The Russian Chargé ( Onou ) to the Secretary of State
Mr. Secretary of State: I have the honour, by instruction of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, to transmit to Your Excellency herewith the text of a communication addressed to the Government of the United States on behalf of the Russian Government. This communication, signed by Messrs. Goutchkow, Markow and Lwoff, Minister President, has reference to the pressing needs of the naval defence of the Arctic coast of Russia.
- Omission indicated in the original.↩