File No. 21158.

The Acting Secretary of State to the Chargé of Austria-Hungary.

No. 471.]

Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your note of the 18th ultimo, in which, under instructions from your Government, you make inquiry as to the citizenship of Mr. Rudolf Warren-Lippit, residing at Thurnisch, Rann parish, Steirmark, and his son, bearing the same name, who was born at Thurnisch in 1890.

In reply I have the honor to advise you that the matter has been brought to the attention of the American Embassy at Vienna, with [Page 72] instructions to investigate and report in regard to the status of the two Lippits. Upon receipt of the embassy’s report the department will have pleasure in advising you further in the matter.

Accept, etc.,

Alvey A. Adee.