File No. 811.542/39

The Secretary of State to the German Ambassador

No. 2226

Excellency: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt, in due course, of your note of November 13, 1916, wherein [etc.].

In reply I have the honor to say that a translation of your note has been sent to the Secretary of the Interior, for the information and consideration of the Commissioner of Patents, and that upon receipt of his reply you will be advised thereof.

Accept [etc.]

Robert Lansing