740.00112 EW/1–1445: Telegram

The Ambassador in the United Kingdom (Winant) to the Secretary of State

486. For Department and Fleming FEA from Stone. In accordance with instructions (reDepts 305 January 13, midnight, repeated to Stockholm as Department’s 71) we have informed MEW that agreement proposed by Swedish Government as outlined in Stockholm’s 136 January 12 (repeated to London as its 46) is acceptable to the US Government. British concur and are cabling their Minister in Stockholm to join his American colleague in so informing the Swedes. In view of above, we have withdrawn request for detention of Falsterbohus.

Repeated Stockholm as 48. [Stone.]