File No. 763.72/5061

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Russia ( Francis)


1474. Your 1216, April 24, 3 p.m.,2 and 1321, May 25, 5 p.m.3 Shipping Board advise that utmost is being done to secure vessels for Archangel trade; that steamers Nassovia and Portonia already in Archangel service; that board is in daily communication with Russian commercial attaché, who has submitted list of requirements; and that it has been policy of board to dispatch ships as they come from repair yards to France, Italy and Russia, share and share alike.

  1. Ante, p. 595.
  2. Not printed.