File No. 763.72112/1349

The Italian Ambassador (Macchi di Cellere) to the Secretary of State

My Dear Mr. Secretary of state: Referring to the previous correspondence exchanged on this matter, between the Department of State and this Embassy, I beg to send you here enclosed a copy of the list of contraband of war issued by the Royal Italian Government.

I also enclose a copy of the Royal decree stating the principles of international law the Royal Italian Government intends to apply during the war.1

Believe me [etc.]

V. Macchi di Cellere
  1. Enclosures not printed. They correspond to the lists and rules issued to date by the Allied Governments.