§ MR. PIKE PEASE (Darlington)
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs if the United States reserve trade between, say, New York and San Francisco, via Cape Horn, to United States vessels; whether any complaints from British shippers have been received in consequence of such reservation; and, if so, whether any representations on the subject have been made to the United States Government, and with what results.
§ (Answered by Secretary Sir Edward Grey.) The Answer to the first part of the Question is in the affirmative. No complaints on the subject appear to have been received from British shippers, and no representations on the subject have been made to the United States Government.