File No. 763.72112/2074
The Ambassador in Germany ( Gerard ) to the Secretary of State
[Received January 3, 1916.]
Sir: With reference to the Department’s cipher telegram No. 2083 of August 17, 1915, 4 p. m.,1 I have the honor to transmit to the Department herewith the translation of a note received from the Imperial Foreign Office, dated December 18, 1915, explaining the conditions under which American vessels are brought to German ports for examination.
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