File No. 763.72/2411
The Ambassador in Germany ( Gerard ) to the Secretary of State
[Received February 17.]
Sir: With reference to the Department’s telegram No. 2491,1 of December 10, 1915, 5 p. m., regarding certain suggestions or instructions on the part of the German Government, applying to American ships of war in the Mediterranean, which were brought to your attention by the German Ambassador in Washington, I have the honor to inform you that I did not fail to bring the contents of the Department’s telegram to the attention of the Imperial Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs on December 14, last, and that I am now in receipt of his reply, a copy in translation of which I enclose here-with. A résumé of this note has to-day been cabled to the Department in the Embassy’s telegram 3386.
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