File No. 811.142/2575
The Acting Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Great Britain ( Page )
Washington , November 17, 1917 .
5846. Your 7714, 16th. Please acknowledge to Foreign Office and state that no scheme, if any, will be presented which would interfere with the military necessities of the Allies. Matter is held in abeyance pending clearing up of political situation as regards Russia’s attitude.