File No. 811.741/159

The Counselor of the German Embassy ( Von Haniel ) to the Counselor for the Department of State

J. Nr. A 2687]

My Dear Mr. Lansing: With reference to your letter to the Ambassador of September 22, 1914,1 concerning the radio station at Tuckerton, I have the honor to ask you to kindly give me the following information:

(1)
In case the Imperial Embassy should want to send wireless messages in code or cipher through the said station, would the key to that cipher or code have to be sent to the censor at Tuckerton directly or would it be advisable to do so through the Department of State?
(2)
Should eventual ciphered messages be sent to Tuckerton directly or through the Department of State for transmission?

I am [etc.]

E. V. Haniel