File No. 861.00/3020
The Consul at Moscow ( Poole ) to the Secretary of State
[Received October 22, 1918.]
Sir: I have the honor to furnish herewith, for information of the Department, four copies of the letter addressed to the People’s Commissar for Foreign Affairs of September 8, 1918, by the chief of the American Red Cross in Russia, protesting against the extreme measures now being adopted by the Soviet government against Russian citizens.
In this connection reference is made to my unnumbered despatch of September 4, 1918, transmitting copies of a similar communication addressed to the Commissar for Foreign Affairs by me personally.
I have [etc.]