File No. 861.00/2971
The Consul at Moscow ( Poole) to the Secretary of State
[Received October 16.]
Sir: I have the honor to submit herewith for the information of the Department a copy of a letter which I have to-day addressed to the Minister of the Netherlands, who is temporarily at Moscow negotiating with the Bolshevik authorities concerning the departure of the Allied representatives and the release of Allied nationals now held as hostages.
I have [etc.]