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Aug. 8 From the Swedish Appeal for exportation to Fin
Legation; similar land of enough breadstuffs to
in Great Britain forces in Finland thought to
preclude any aid to that coun
try. British attitude sought. 910 Aug. 15 From the British Sending food to Finland imposChargé
sible so long as it is occupied
U.S. attitude sought.
tion; mutatis mutan- refused so long as Finland
poses for revictualing of Fin-
land. 2239 Sept. 20 ) To the French Am- U.S. attitude toward furnishbassador
ing food to Finland in accord
with that of France.
[Rec'd Sweden (tel.) furnishes opportunity to win
Finland over to Allies. Ex-
Adviser of the Brit- to feed Finnish population in
view of withdrawal of German
May 8, From the Serbian Appeal for loan for Serbia.
1917 Minister 270 May 19, From the Serbian Needs of Serbian Government 1917 Minister
and Army; hope of U.S. sup-
ury reply, June 7, regarding
loan to Serbia.
1917 Agent in Corfu distribution of U.S. loan to
Stipulations as to distribu-
1005 Nov. 21, From the Serbian Contemplated exchange of
sound prisoners. Proposal
exchange of sound prisoners;
by American Red Cross.
Leffingwell to Cros- regarding further loan to
war prisoners in enemy coun[Rec'd
tries and specific request for Dec. 10]
1917 to the Inter-Allied British and French relief to
Council (tel): to Serbia insufficient. Delay on
(tel.): Leffingwell United States, Great Britain,
ain (tel.): Crosby Britain. British relief to civil-
ians restricted. Further U.S.
(tel.): Leffingwell Cross for relief of Serbian
quest for relief of Serbian war
prisoners in enemy countries. 1457 Jan. 5, To the British Am- British cooperation requested 1918 bassador; similar in proposed provisioning of
note to the French Serbian prisoners by Ameri-
can Red Cross.
for civilian population in
Switzerland (tel.): war prisoners requested by
provisioning of Serbian and Jan. 18]
Montenegrin war prisoners by
American Red Cross.
Switzerland (tel.): Serbian and Montenegrin war
Plan for U.S., British, and
1566 Mar. 5 To the Minister in Allotment of certain percentSwitzerland (tel.) age of supplies to Serbian Red
Cross for distribution to war
tee in Paris to direct relief of
prisoners of small Allied states. 3333 May 10 | From the Minister Petition to allow purchase of [Rec'd
in Switzerland (tel.) supplies in America for trans-
it through Switzerland to
Austria cannot be permit
Allied committee at Paris to
145 June 14 To the Consul Gen- Transmission of Serbian memo-
rial on condition of war pris-
Rec'd Agent in Corfu bian Agricultural Unit of
American Red Cross. Ser
bian appreciation of mission.
sions to extent of money sup-
funds have been requested.
in Corfu (tel.): from tonnage; further shipments
soon to be made.
of assistance to Serbian pris-
Corfu ative at Sofia request author-
ity to distribute supplies to
Serbian prisoners in Bulgaria. Sept. 12 To the Special Agent Inquiry re proposed Serbian in Corfu (tel.) prisoner supplies to be dis
tributed by U.S. representa
Agent in Corfu provisioning of Serbian pris-
oners and request for increase
Rec'd General at Sofia ment regarding condition of
Bulgarian note of Sept 9. 59665—33
Nov. 8 To the Special Agent Request for additional assist-
may be disregarded in view
RELIEF FOR RUSSIAN PRISONERS OF WAR HELD BY THE CENTRAL POWERS: THE
COPENHAGEN RED CROSS CONFERENCE
1340 May 30, From the Ambassa- Russian Red Cross seeks pro
1917 dor in Russia (tel.) visions in the United States
for Russian prisoners in ene-
my countries. 1529 July 3, To the Ambassador Quotes telegram sent Legation, 1917 in Russia (tel.) Copenhagen, inquiring extent
and control of Russian relief
passing through that city. July 10, From the Minister in Favorable report on compe1917 Denmark (tel.) tency and activities of Copen[Rec'd
hagen branch of Russian Red July 11]
Cross and of Moscow commit
tee in charge. 5282 Aug. 9, To the Ambassador Proposed American Red Cross 1917 in Great Britain relief for Allied war prisoners (tel.)
in enemy countries. British
1917 dor in Great Britain sian and other Allied prison-
relief of Allied prisoners in
oners in Russia.
1917 Denmark (tel.) Petrograd to Danish Red
Cross regarding Red Cross
conference at Copenhagen.
1917 in Denmark (tel.) Petrograd to Danish Red
Cross concerning comprehen-
sive scheme for relief of Rus-
prisoners. Instructions re-
relief with Foreign Office. 5536 Oct. 5, To the Ambassador Harte's comprehensive scheme 1917 in Great Britain for feeding prisoners disap(tel.)
proved. Consideration being given proposal to feed sick Russian prisoners.
Oct. 5, To the Minister in Comprehensive scheme for re- 634
approved; U.S. will not par-
tion of certain interns in Den-
mark proposed in conference.
(tel.); similar tel. structions to inquire Govern-
635 1917 in Denmark (tel.) change of Russian, German, [Rec'd
and Austro-Hungarian invalid Oct. 27)
(tel.); the same to
instructions that, if report is
grave peril to Allied cause.
in American Red Cross plan
changed. U.S. shipment of Nov. 8]
food to Denmark inadvisable. Nov. 9, From the Ambassa- British views on exchange of 640 1917 dor in Great Brit
prisoners, representations hav-
ing been made to Petrograd.
Cross plan for provisioning
Russian political situation. Dec. 1, To the Ambassador Instructions to endeavor to 641 1917 in Russia (tel.) have exchange of prisoners
limited to invalids and made
through neutral countries. Dec. 8, From the Ambassa- Statements of head of chancery 642 1917 dor in Russia (tel.) of Russian Red Cross on pro[Rec'd
posed methods of exchanging Dec. 11]
Russian prisoners cease, pend-