File No. 861.00/2848

The Ambassador in Great Britain ( Page) to the Secretary of State


2399. Your circular telegram September 20. British Government state similar communication has been received through Chargé d’Affaires at Washington, and that Mr. Barclay has been instructed to inform United States Government that British Government agree in principle with course proposed and would be prepared to join in such an expression of feeling as soon as Allied subjects and citizens in Russia have been placed out of danger, but that it might be inadvisable to make any declaration of the kind suggested until this is done.