File No. 793.94/598a
The Secretary of State to American Missions in Latin America except Haiti and Santo Domingo
Washington , November 10, 1917, 7 p.m .
For publicity. Mail to Consuls. Following is the text of note sent by Secretary of State to Viscount Ishii, special Japanese Ambassador which Ishii confirmed in identic reply: [Quotes notes exchanged with Viscount Ishii, printed ante.]
In publishing foregoing Secretary of State issued following statement: [Quotes statement printed in Department’s telegram of November 5, 1917, to the American Embassy at Tokyo.]