811.114/1489: Circular telegram

The Secretary of State to American Diplomatic Officers

Department’s circular telegram May 3, 6 p.m.4

Give widest publicity and inform Foreign Office that Treasury Decision establishing regulations carrying Supreme Court decision into effect will contain following paragraph:

“If any foreign vessel leaves a foreign port before June 10, 1923, for an American port, having liquor on board for beverage purposes, such liquor shall not be seized under section 19 of the above regulations.”

Repeat to Consuls with instructions to give it widest publicity.

  1. See footnote 1, p. 133.