File No. 23700/16.

The Acting Secretary of State to Ambassador Hill.

[Telegram paraphrase.]

Mr. Adee informs Ambassador Hill that extradition of one Nicholas Knepper will soon be granted by Luxemburg, and, as Belgian Government refuses transit of prisoner except on full extradition formalities, he instructs him to ascertain if the German Government will allow transit for agent and fugitive, and upon what formalities. Says particulars relative to Knepper case may he obtained from the legation at The Hague.