WULFSBROOK NOTE (W/ATTACHMENT)

Created: 6/15/1954

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Mr. Woodward of an answer to the note fromGovernment in the Uu.lfsbrookhftvehange in Che legaldiscussion with Mr. Emerick ofhove also suggested that the finalthe note that Mr. Woodwardonh of June be Seav *rtcoordination. ill be awa June until Monday,un

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FOR:

Robert p. Woodward Deputy Assistant Secretary for

Affairs Departaent of State

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receipt of yourraft of tbe noteMotherlandsalked again to Mr. Bmerick ofBureau. On reconsideration he felt it would berefer only to the search authorities of the Customs Bureau

and not to the similar authorities of the Coast Guard. Either one he feels is correct, but In the Wulfiibrook incident he believes It proper to take the whole recpoaalMllty on Customs and conoider tbe Coast Guard officials concerned ac officers of the Customs Bureau for the purposes of search*

ie immaterial to us which authority is cited,you have anyelieve ve should defer to

Hr. Emerlck's wishes* ave, therefore, redrafted that portion of the note citing the legal basis as1 of Titleather thana) of If you have any questions you may wish to consult Mr. Emerlck directly. elieve the note Is suitable from my point of view. m eending copies to Mr. Wiener and believe you might wish to send your final version to him for coordination, particularlyill be away for two days starting

HKENCE R. HOUSTON General Counsel

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