File No. 21158/4.
Ambassador Kerens to the Secretary of State.
Vienna, July 30, 1910.
Sir: Referring to previous correspondence in the citizenship case of Rudolf Warren-Lippit and the department’s instruction No. 19, of June 1, 1910, I have the honor to report that Mr. Warren-Lippit called on me to-day at my request, when he was shown a copy of his statement of May 10, 1910. He declared that there must have been some misunderstanding on the part of the person who made the above-mentioned statement, as he never intended to convey the impression given by reading the said statement.
Mr. Warren-Lippit voluntarily made the inclosed affidavit, which answers, at least as far as he says that he is able to, the department’s question as to whether he ever actually resided in this country or whether his stay in the United States was merely in the nature of a temporary sojourn.
The inclosed memorandum, signed by Secretary Rives before whom Mr. Warren-Lippit made his previous statement, is explanatory thereof.
I further inclose Mr. Rudolf Warren-Lippit’s application for a passport, taken at this embassy to-day.
I have, etc.,