File No. 702.6211/231.

The German Ambassador to the Secretary of State .

Mr. Secretary of State: I have the honor to acknowledge receipt of your kind note, No. 1428, of the 18th instant. I am gratified to learn therefrom that the authorities of the State of Washington have now acknowledged as unfounded the charge against Imperial Consul Müller and Secretary Schulz and have dismissed the case.

Accept [etc.]

J. Bernstorff.