File No. 841.711/198

The Secretary of State to the Editor ofThe Fatherland” (George S. Viereck)

Sir: Referring to your letters of September 10 and 18 last, and the Department’s replies thereto,1 with reference to the censorship of mail from the United States destined to points in Germany, by the British authorities, the Department has delayed communicating with you further in hope of having more definite information to give you. It is now understood that mail sent on neutral vessels, unsealed, will not be held up and should reach its destination safely. Mail sent to Germany via England or France, however, is very liable to delay and possible confiscation.

I am [etc.]

For the Secretary of State:
Robert Lansing

  1. None printed.