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Official positions of principal persons mentioned in the correspondence

  • Aguilar, General Candido Mexican Minister of Foreign Relations to March 27
  • Ahmed Nessimi Bey Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs from February 5
  • Aldunate, Don Santiago Chilean Ambassador at Washington
  • Arnold, Frank D United States Secretary of Legation in Siam; Chargé d’Affaires to August 8
  • Bailly-Blanchard, Arthur United States Minister in Haiti
  • Baker, Newton D Secretary of War of the United States
  • Balfour, Arthur J British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs
  • Baquerizo Moreno, Alfredo President of Ecuador
  • Belden, Perry United States Secretary of Legation in Colombia; Chargé d’Affaires to August 8
  • Bernstorff, Johann Heinrich, Count von. German Ambassador at Washington
  • Bethmann-Hollweg, Theobold Theodore Friedrich Alfred von. German Imperial Chancellor to July
  • Beyens, Baron Belgian Minister for Foreign Affairs to July
  • Bissing, Moritz Ferdinand, Baron von. German Governor General in Belgium (died April 18, 1917)
  • Braz Pereira Gomes, Dr. Wenceslao. President of Brazil
  • Briand, Aristide Premier of France to March 20
  • Brum, Baltasar Uruguayan Minister for Foreign Affairs
  • Cadorna, General Luigi Chief of the General Staff of the Italian Army to November
  • Calderon, Don Ignacio Bolivian Minister at Washington
  • Caperton, Rear Admiral William Banks. Commander in Chief of Pacific Fleet, U. S. Navy
  • Carranza, General Venustiano First Chief of the Constitutionalist Army in Charge of Executive Power; President of Mexico from May
  • Cecil, Lord Robert British Minister of Blockade and Undersecretary of State for Foreign Affairs
  • Céspedes, Carlos Manuel de Cuban Minister at Washington
  • Chamorro, Emiliano President of Nicaragua
  • Charles I Emperor of Austria; as Charles IV, King of Hungary
  • Ch’en Chin-tao Chinese Minister of Finance
  • Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer. Member of British Parliament; Minister of Munitions to July
  • Colby, Bainbridge Commissioner of United States Shipping Board; delegate to Inter-Allied Conference at Paris, November
  • Cole, General Eli K Commanding United States Marines in Haiti
  • Crosby, Oscar T Assistant Secretary of the Treasury of the United States; in Europe as President of Inter-Allied Council on War Purchases and Finance from November
  • Cuadra Zavala, Don Joaquin Nicaraguan Chargé d’Affaires at Washington to October 1
  • Curtis, James L United States Minister in Liberia (died October 24, 1917)
  • Curzon, George Nathaniel, Earl Curzon of Kedleston. British Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Lords
  • Czernin, Count Ottokar Austro-Hungarian Minister for Foreign Affairs and President of the Council of Ministers
  • Da Gama, Domicio Brazilian Ambassador at Washington
  • Danglis, General P Member of Greek Provisional Government; Minister of War from June
  • Daniels, Josephus Secretary of the Navy of the United States
  • De Negri, Ramón P Mexican Consul General at San Francisco in charge of Mexican interests in the United States
  • Desvernine, Pablo Cuban Secretary of State
  • Djavid Bey Turkish Minister of Finance from February 4
  • Domínici, Don Santos A Venezuelan Minister at Washington
  • Droppers, Garrett United States Minister in Greece and Montenegro
  • Egan, Maurice Francis United States Minister in Denmark
  • Ekengren, W. A. F Swedish Minister at Washington
  • Elizalde, Don Rafael H Ecuadoran Minister at Washington
  • Elkus, Abram I United States Ambassador in Turkey
  • Enver Pasha Turkish Minister of War from February 4
  • Estrada Cabrera, Manuel President of Guatemala
  • Ewing, John United States Minister in Honduras
  • Falkenhausen, Baron Friedrich von. German Governor General in Belgium from April 25
  • Feng Kuo-chang Vice President of China; Acting President from July 1
  • Fletcher, Henry P United States Ambassador in Mexico
  • Francis, David R United States Ambassador in Russia
  • Freyre y Santander, Manuel de Peruvian Chargé d’Affaires at Washington; Minister from December 3
  • Frost, Wesley. United States Consul at Cork (Queenstown) to August
  • Fuad Bey Turkish Minister of the Interior
  • Garay, Don Narcisco Panaman Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs
  • George Prince of Greece, brother of King Constantine
  • Gerard, James Watson United States Ambassador in Germany
  • Gonzales, William E United States Minister in Cuba
  • Gregory, Thomas Watt Attorney General of the United States
  • Grew, Joseph C United States Counselor of Embassy at Berlin to February 14; Counselor of Embassy at Vienna to May
  • Grey, Sir Edward Member of British Parliament; former Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs
  • Guthrie, George Wilkins United States Ambassador in Japan (died March 8, 1917)
  • Hale, Edward J United States Minister in Costa Rica
  • Halil Bey Turkish Minister for Foreign Affairs; Minister of Justice from February 4
  • Handley, William W United States Consul General at Lima
  • Hartman, Charles S United States Minister in Ecuador
  • Henderson, Arthur British Minister without portfolio
  • Hindenburg, Paul von Beneckendorf und von. Field Marshal, Chief of the General Staff of the German Army
  • Honnold, William L Director in America of Commission for Relief in Belgium
  • Hoover, Herbert Chairman of Commission for Relief in Belgium
  • House, Edward Mandell Personal Representative of President Wilson to European Governments
  • Houston, David Franklin Secretary of Agriculture of the United States
  • Howard, Daniel Edward President of Liberia
  • Hübscher, Carl Paul Swiss Secretary of Legation at Washington; Chargé d’Affaires, July 23 to August 27
  • Huidobro, Alamiro Chilean Minister for Foreign Affairs to July
  • Irigoyen, Hipolito President of Argentina
  • Jefferson, Benjamin L United States Minister in Nicaragua
  • Jeffery, Robert Emmett United States Minister in Uruguay
  • Jellicoe, Sir John Rush worth British Admiral in command of the Grand Fleet
  • Jusserand, J. J French Ambassador at Washington
  • King, C. D. B Liberian Secretary of State
  • Kondouriotis, Admiral P Member of Triumvirate of Greek Provisional Government; Minister of Marine from June 27
  • Koo, Vi Kyuin Wellington. Chinese Minister at Washington
  • Kühlmann, Richard von German Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs from August 5
  • Lacaze, Admiral G. C French Minister of Marine, March 20 to November 16
  • Lancken, Baron von der Chief of the Political Department of the German Government General in Belgium
  • Lane, Franklin K Secretary of the Interior of the United States
  • Langhorne, Marshall United States Secretary of Legation in the Netherlands; Chargé d’Affaires, January 15 to October 3
  • Lansing, Robert Secretary of State of the United States
  • Law, Andrew Bonar British Chancellor of the Exchequer and Leader of the House of Commons
  • Leavell, William H United States Minister in Guatemala
  • Li Yuan-hung President of China to July 1
  • Lloyd George, David. British Prime Minister
  • Long, Boaz W United States Minister in Salvador
  • Long, Breckinridge Third Assistant Secretary of State of the United States
  • Loudon, Jonkheer J Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands
  • Ludendorff, Erich F. W. von First Quartermaster General of the German Army and Assistant to Chief of the General Staff
  • Lyon, Ernest Liberian Consul General at Baltimore
  • Macchi di Cellere, Count V Italian Ambassador at Washington
  • Marques Bustillos, V Provisional President of Venezuela
  • McAdoo, William Gibbs Secretary of the Treasury of the United States
  • McMillin, Benton United States Minister in Peru
  • Mehdi Kahn Persian Minister at Washington
  • Méndez, Don Joaquín Guatemalan Minister at Washington
  • Menocal, Mario G President of Cuba
  • Ménos, Solon Haitian Minister at Washington
  • Merry del Val, Cardinal Raphael Archpriest of Basilica of St. Peter’s, Rome; former Pontifical Secretary of State
  • Michaelis, Dr. Georg German State Commissioner for National Food Supply, February to July; Imperial Chancellor, July 14 to November 2
  • Michaїlovitch, Lioubomir Serbian Minister at Washington
  • Milner, Sir Alfred British Minister without portfolio
  • Molinari, Diego Luis Assistant Secretary of Foreign Affairs of Argentina
  • Mooney, Daniel F United States Minister in Paraguay
  • Morgan, Edwin Vernon United States Ambassador in Brazil
  • Morris, Ira Nelson United States Minister in Sweden
  • Mosquera, Bernandino Venezuelan Minister of Foreign Relations from September 7
  • Motono, Viscount Ichiro Japanese Minister for Foreign Affairs
  • Murphy, Dominic I United States Consul General at Sofia
  • Naón, Rómulo S Argentine Ambassador at Washington
  • O’Rear, John D United States Minister in Bolivia
  • Page, Thomas Nelson United States Ambassador in Italy
  • Page, Walter Hines United States Ambassador in Great Britain
  • Panaretoff, Stephan Bulgarian Minister at Washington
  • Pardo, Dr. José President of Peru
  • Peganha, Nilo Brazilian Minister for Foreign Affairs from May 7
  • Pena, Dr. Carlos Maria de Uruguayan Minister at Washington
  • Penfield, Frederic C. United States Ambassador in Austria-Hungary
  • Peters, Andrew J Assistant Secretary of the Treasury of the United States in Charge of Customs to March 15
  • Phillips, William Assistant Secretary of State of the United States
  • Poincaré, Raymond President of France
  • Poland, W. B Director for Europe of Commission for Relief in Belgium
  • Politis, N Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs from June 27
  • Polk, Frank Lyon Counselor for the Department of State of the United States
  • Porras, Don Belisario Panaman Minister at Washington
  • Price, William J United States Minister in Panama
  • Pueyrredon, Honorio Argentine Minister of Foreign Affairs and of Agriculture
  • Radoslavoff, Vassil Bulgarian Premier, Minister of Foreign Affairs and of the Interior
  • Rappard, Chevalier W. L. F. C. van. Netherland Minister at Washington.
  • Reinsch, Paul Samuel United States Minister in China
  • Riaño y Gayangos, Don Juan Spanish Ambassador at Washington
  • Ritter, Dr. Paul Swiss Minister at Washington to July
  • Riva Aguero, Enrique de la Peruvian Minister of Foreign Affairs to July 28
  • Robertson, Gen. Sir William Robert. Chief of the Imperial General Staff of the Robert. British Army
  • Sato, Aimaro Japanese Ambassador at Washington
  • Schmedeman, Albert George United States Minister in Norway
  • Sharp, William Graves United States Ambassador in France
  • Shea, Joseph H United States Ambassador in Chile
  • Sims, William Sowden Vice Admiral, commanding United States Naval. Forces in European Waters
  • Skinner, Robert P United States Consul General at London
  • Sonnino, Baron Sidney Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Spring Rice, Sir Cecil Arthur British Ambassador at Washington
  • Stabler, Jordan Herbert Chief of Division of Latin-American Affairs, Department of State of the United States
  • Stimson, Frederic Jesup United States Ambassador in Argentina
  • Stovall, Pleasant Alexander United States Minister in Switzerland
  • Stumm, Wilhelm von German Undersecretary of State for Foreign Affairs
  • Suarez Mujica, Eduardo Chilean Minister for Foreign Affairs from October 7
  • Sulzer, Hans Swiss Minister at Washington from August 27
  • Sun Yat-sen Leader of Nationalist Party in China
  • Talaat Pasha Turkish Grand Vizier and Minister of the Interior from February 5
  • Tarler, G. Cornell Secretary of United States Embassy in Turkey; Chargé d’Affaires from April 11
  • Tarnowski, Count Adam Austro-Hungarian Ambassador designate at Washington
  • Tisza, Count Stephen President of the Council of Ministers of Hungary to June 15
  • Tobar y Borgofio, Carlos Ecuadoran Minister for Foreign Affairs
  • Toledo Herrarte, Luis Guatemalan Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Ts’ao Ju-lin Chinese Minister of Communications from July
  • Tuan Chi-jui Premier of China
  • Tudela, Dr. Francisco Peruvian Minister for Foreign Affairs from July. 28
  • Urtecho, J. Andres Nicaraguan Minister for Foreign Affairs
  • Urueta, Carlos Adolfo Colombian Minister at Washington
  • Valdes, Dr. Ramón M President of Panama
  • Van Dyke, Henry United States Minister in the Netherlands to January 15
  • Vasquez, Mariano Honduran Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Venizelos, Eleutherios K Member of Triumvirate at head of Provisional Government of Greece; Premier of Greece from June 27
  • Viera, Dr. Feliciano President of Uruguay
  • Vouros, A Greek Chargé d’Affaires at Washington to September 21
  • Washington, Horace Lee United States Consul at Liverpool
  • Wheeler, Post United States Secretary of Legation in Japan; Chargé d’Affaires, March 8 to October 30
  • Whitlock, Brand United States Ambassador in Belgium
  • Willard, Joseph Edward United States Ambassador in Spain
  • Wilson, Woodrow President of the United States
  • Woolsey, Lester H Solicitor for the Department of State of the United States from June 27
  • Wu Ting-fang Chinese Minister for Foreign Affairs
  • Zaldivar, Don Rafael Salvadoran Minister at Washington
  • Zimmerman, Dr. Artur German Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs to August 5
  • Zwiedinek, Baron Erich Austro-Hungarian Chargé d’Affaires at Washington