The Consul General at London (Skinner) to the Secretary of State
[Received October 11—6:21 p.m.]
Department’s 4th, mine, September 28, 12 noon. … Proposal extends only to goods or proceeds on list. Status of remittances different [Page 621]from goods in that title thereto has passed to enemy addressees. This status described in my despatch 6719 dated September 5th, 1918, subject George Dohrmann.20 Am endeavoring to arrange with British authorities for return to American claimants of the deposits in Prize Court equivalent to total invoice value of the goods in whatever goods were not contraband and title thereto can be proven to be in American claimants.
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