File No. 763.72/1386

The Ambassador in Russia (Marye) to the Secretary of State 1

[Telegram]

19. Department’s 127, December 30. Foreign Office states inquiries have been made and statements German authorities without foundation. Russian authorities questioned and American Consul who accompanied to station Germans expelled from Persia state no complaint was made by them. Their papers were in order and have not been taken away. Of the total of eighteen expelled from Persia ten are interned at Astrakhan as of military age. The rest have left Russia via Finland.

Marye
  1. Communicated to the German Ambassador, January 18 (No. 1191)↩