File No. 701.6211/343
The German Ambassador (Bernstorff) to the Secretary of State
My Dear Mr. Secretary: With reference to our conversation of this morning, I should be very much obliged if you would have the enclosed radiogram sent to Berlin immediately.
I should also be very much obliged if you could see your way to publish the request for recall of Captains Boy-Ed and Papen in such a way that it is made clear that I am not involved. Otherwise the attacks of our enemies against me will continue and make any useful work on my part impossible.
With many thanks in advance, I remain [etc.]