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The German note of July 8, 1915, on the “Lusitania”—German memorandum on the “Nebraskan”—British prize-court decision in the case of the “Zamora” upholding orders in council


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

File No. 763.72/1940


[673] The Consul General at London (Skinner) to the Secretary of State

File No. 763.72112/1808


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

File No. 763.72/1943


[675] The Secretary of State to the Secretary of Commerce (Redfield)

File No. 763.72/2412a


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

File No. 300.115 N27/17


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

File No. 763.72/1940


[678] The Ambassador in Great Britain (Page) to the Secretary of State

File No. 300.115/4215

  1. According to a later telegram from the Ambassador, of July 14 (file No. 763.72/1954), the note was delivered to him on July 8, “late at night.” It was telegraphed, in five sections, during the course of the following afternoon, by way of the Legation in Denmark. Four of the sections, in irregular order, arrived on July 10 between 4.30 and 7.30 p. m. One of them, the third, was not received until 7.15 a. m., on the 11th.