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United States Department of State / Papers relating to the foreign relations of the United States, 1920
(1920)

Great Britain,   pp. [601]-704 PDF (36.5 MB)


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GREAT BRITAIN
RELEASE OF AMERICAN GOODS SEIZED BY GREAT BRITAIN DURING
THE WAR
Preliminary Negotiations between the Consul General at London and the
British Procurator General-American Proposals of December 13, 1917,
July 12, 1918, and August 28, 1919-British Consent to Release in "Proper"
Cases-American Reservations Regarding the Order in Council of March
11, 1915-Report of the Secretary of State to the President, March 3, 1921
763.72112/3729a: Telegram
The Secretary of State to the Consul General at London (Skinner)
WASHINGTON, May 29, 1917-4 p.m.
Please compile and cable list of cases pending in Prize Court in-
volving American interests and add your opinion as to how they
may now be equitably disposed of in view of the fact that the United
States has entered the war.
LANSING
763.72112/3729a Suppi.: Telegram
The Secretary of State to the Consul General at London (Skinn'er)
WASHINGTON, Jeane 14, 1917-5 p.m.
Department's May 29, 5 p.m., Prize Court cases.
Include in report cases in hands of Procurator-General under
Order in Council March 11, 1915 which have not been presented to
Prize Court.' Hasten reply as much as possible.
LANSING
763.72112/3896
The Consul General at London (Skinner) to the Secretary of State
No. 4321                              LoNDoN, June 15, 1917.
[Received June 28.]
Sn: In reference to the Department's telegram in cipher of May
29th directing me to forward a list of cases pending in the Prize
Court, and to suggest how they might be disposed of satisfactorily
in view of the altered political situation, I have the honor to state
'For order in council of Mar. 11, 1915, see Foreign Relations, 1915, supp.,
p. 144.


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