File No. 763.72111/3693
The French Ambassador ( Jusserand ) to the Secretary of State
[Received January 3, 1916.]
Dear Mr. Secretary: I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter of December 29 concerning the presence of the cruiser Descartes in the vicinity of San Juan, and various incidents connected therewith.
I am making the necessary inquiries on the several points mentioned by you, and I hope to be able soon to write again more fully.
Believe me [etc.]