File No. 861.00/933

The Secretary of State to the Minister in Norway ( Schmedeman )

[Telegram]

205. Your 460. Naval attaché Christiania reported under date January 8 as follows: “Bolshevik government has sent fresh money collected in Russian banks in large amounts to Stockholm for special use of propaganda in England and United States.” Please endeavor to ascertain in what banks money deposited and advise Stockholm accordingly.

Lansing