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The declaration of a state of war with Austria-Hungary, December 7—The conclusion of an armistice on the Rumanian front—Interview of Special Agent Anderson with Count Apponyi in Vienna—Other unofficial approaches by Germans and Austrians—Discussion as to the use of American troops in Europe1

1. Papers relating to the conclusion of an armistice on the Russian front, Dec. 17, 1917, the opening of negotiations for peace, and the invitation to the Allied Governments to participate and declare their terms are printed in Foreign Relations, 1918, Russia, Vol. I, pp. 242 et seq.


[381] The Secretary of State to All Diplomatic Officers

File No. 763.72/8023a


[382] The Ambassador in France ( Sharp) to the Secretary of State

File No. 763.72/8014


[383] The Chargé in Switzerland ( Wilson) to the Secretary of State

File No. 763.72119/1001


[384] The Chargé in Switzerland ( Wilson) to the Secretary of State

File No. 763.72119/1002


[385] The Chargé in Switzerland ( Wilson) to the Secretary of State

File No. 763.72/8039


[386] The Secretary of State to the Chargé in Switzerland ( Wilson)

File No. 763.72119/1002


[387] The Secretary of State to the Chargé in Switzerland ( Wilson)

File No. 763.72119/1001


[388] The Minister in Denmark ( Egan) to the Secretary of State

File No. 763.72/8046


[389] The Ambassador in France ( Sharp) to the Secretary of State

File No. 763.72/8068


[391] The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Spain ( Willard)

File No. 763.72/8199a


[392] The Ambassador in France ( Sharp) to the Secretary of State

File No. 763.72/8118


[393] The Minister in Rumania ( Vopicka) to the Secretary of State

File No. 763.72119/1012


[395] The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Spain ( Willard)

File No. 763.72/8202b


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

File No. 867n.01/2a


[397] The Secretary of State to the Minister in Rumania ( Vopicka)

File No. 763.72/7794


[398] The Minister in the Netherlands ( Garrett) to the Secretary of State

File No. 763.72119/8265


[399] The Secretary of State to the Minister in the Netherlands ( Garrett)

File No. 763.72119/8265


[400] The Secretary of State to the Minister in the Netherlands ( Garrett)

File No. 763.72119/8265


[401] The Minister in Rumania ( Vopicka) to the Secretary of State

File No. 763.72/8196


[402] The Secretary of State to the French Ambassador ( Jursserand)

File No. 763.72/13413a


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

File No. 763.72/8248


[404] The Consul General at Sofia ( Murphy) to the Secretary of State

File No. 763.72119/1039


[405] The Minister in Greece ( Droppers) to the Secretary of State

File No. 868.00/151


[406] The Chargé in Switzerland ( Wilson) to the Secretary of State

File No. 763.72119/1031


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

File No. 867n.01/2


[408] The Chargé in Switzerland ( Wilson) to the Secretary of State

File No. 763.72119/1034


[409] The Ambassador in France ( Sharp) to the Secretary of State

File No. 763.72/8264


[410] The Minister in the Netherlands ( Garrett) to the Secretary of State

File No. 763.72/8267