File No. 763.72114/3250

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


8455. Our 8243, January 12, 11 a.m. Your 6243, January 14, 7 p.m. Foreign Office, Prisoners-of-War Department, states your 6243 settles question of shipment of food to Russian prisoners of war in Germany satisfactorily, but would like information as to whether the same principle of licenses that you apply to food is applied to money transfers.

Information would also be appreciated as to whether the British censorship should stop (a) correspondence from a neutral country to persons in the United States requesting that they take steps to have money and food forwarded from some neutral country to said prisoners of war; (b) correspondence from the United States to a neutral country sent for the same purpose.