File No. 800.6363/1

The Secretary of State to the British Chargé ( Barclay)

No. 305

Sir: I have the honor to refer to your note dated August 22, 1918,1 and the accompanying memorandum2 relative to the supplies required from the United States for the operation of the oil fields in the East and in Trinidad. The interested department of this Government states that steps have been taken to provide the needed articles; and that an understanding respecting the equipment satisfactory to the interests concerned has been reached.3

Accept [etc.]

Robert Lansing
  1. Not printed.
  2. Ante, p. 619.
  3. According to an attached note, the statement of the War Trade Board was made Nov. 4.