File No. 462.11 H21/10
The Ambassador in Germany ( Gerard ) to the Secretary of State
[Received November 1.]
Sir: With reference to the Department’s telegram No. 2022, dated July 31, 1915, 3 p. m.,1 and to my telegram of even date, No. 3023,2 I have the honor to transmit herewith a translation of a note received to-day from the Imperial Foreign Office, dated October 16, 1915, relating the facts of the sinking of the American steamer Leelanaw by a German submarine on July 25, 1915.
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