File No. 763.72112/3505

The Chargé in the Netherlands ( Langhorne) to the Secretary of State


863. Have been informally and confidentially approached by member of British Legation here regarding attitude which Government of the United States intends to adopt towards American citizens of enemy origin whose business transactions may be under suspicion, and regarding possibility that United States will adopt system of black list similar to British. Respectfully ask instructions in premises.