File No. 763.72/1861

The Ambassador in Germany (Gerard) to the Secretary of State


2416. Presented Lusitania note personally to Von Jagow one o’clock to-day. He read it and said he could not comment now but thought tone friendly and way still open to possible agreement. Sentiment here is changing towards some sort of agreement. What do you think of method outlined in my 2255, May 19, and 2369, June 4?1

  1. Ante, pp. 402 and 432.