File No. 138.4/29
The Ambassador in Germany (Gerard) to the Secretary of State
Berlin, September 25, 1914.
[Received, September 27.]
310. Your unnumbered, undated telegram re Karl Gudde.1 Acting under instructions in your number 44, September 13,2 Embassy has been issuing limited passports to persons who have lived in United States three years and have declared their intention to become American citizens and have sojourned abroad for less than six months. As Foreign Office here does not recognize consular registration certificates as equivalent of passports, Embassy has also issued passports to wives of persons of this class. Inform if this is approved.