File No. 702.6211/227.

The Secretary of State to German Ambassador .

No. 1427.]

Excellency: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your note of May 12 and to inform your excellency in reply that provisional recognition has been accorded Erich Zoepffel and Wilhelm Müller as Acting Consuls at Seattle, Washington, and Atlanta, Georgia, respectively.

Accept [etc.]

W. J. Bryan