File No. 763.72119/6
The Chargé d’Affaires in Russia (Wilson) to the Secretary of State
St. Petersburg, August 6, 1914, 10 a.m.
[Received 11:30 a.m.]
Department’s August 4, 7 p.m.1 Have asked audience through Minister for Foreign Affairs stating reason. He replied offer comes too late for Russia, should have been made earlier. Austria only country where it can help now. Audience with the Emperor uncertain on account of numerous engagements and approaching departure for Moscow where he will remain some time.