File No. 763.72/3395

The Ambassador in Austria-Hungary ( Penfield) to the Secretary of State


1731. Minister of Foreign Affairs requests this telegram be delivered to Austro-Hungarian Minister [Ambassador]. It has been fully read to me and advises Ambassador that reply to our last inquiry regarding submarine warfare will be made public in a few days and that it is meant to satisfy our Government. Minister also urges Ambassador do all in his power to preserve good relations.

[Here follows message in Austro-Hungarian code]