File No. 763.72/1317
The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Russia ( Marye )
Washington , December 30, 1914.
127. German Embassy informs Department safe-conducts taken from Germans captured on Persian territory by Russians at RussoPersian border, male German prisoners made spend nine days in jail with highwaymen at Nakhichevan. The male Germans found Tabriz sent to Astrakhan prisoners of war.
Bring to attention Foreign Office and do what you properly can behalf Germans imprisoned.