The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in the United Kingdom (Kennedy)
1238. Your 2050, October 16, 1 p.m. Department gratified that British authorities will allow codes and commends you for your success in this matter. Before replying to numerous inquirers concerning [Page 277] present action of British, Department desires to be informed exact date upon which new regulations will be effective and to have its understanding confirmed that new regulations will apply equally to radiotelegrams and cables.
Please endeavor to obtain this information immediately and telegraph it to the Department.