Secretary of State Robert Lansing to United States Ambassador to The United Kingdom Walter Hines Page
Copy August 30, 1917.
To American Embassy, London
From Department of State signed Lansing
Dated August 29, 3 p.m.
Received August 30, 1917 3 p.m.
With reference to the matter contained in your 7005 of August 22, 4 p.m. the Legation at Lisbon telegraphs that it has been informed by the Foreign Minister that Portuguese authorities in the Azores will be instructed to extend the same treatment given British war vessels to similar vessels of the United States.
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B. The signature is handwritten. There is an identifying number in the upper right-hand corner that appears to read: “In 3-.”