811.114 Miserinko/165

The Secretary of State to the British Ambassador (Lindsay)

Excellency: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your note no. 401 of November 17, 1937, making a formal protest against the seizure of the vessel Miserinko by the United States Coast Guard authorities on March 14, 1936, as well as of your memorandum of the same date setting forth the British Government’s position with regard to the seizure of this vessel.

In reply I desire to express regret that the incident occurred and my gratification that it may now be regarded as closed.

Copies of the note and its accompanying memorandum have been forwarded to the appropriate authorities of this Government for their information.

Accept [etc.]

Cordell Hull