File No. 763.72119/561

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


591. Germany offering higher and higher bids for peace to Russia. Cadet Party which has seized the revolutionary movement [Page 27] unable to hold out against workingmen’s association. If the United States could give Russia some tangible evidence that it is really in the war such as a technical corps sent to Russia from the United States or the announcement of some special assistance the separate peace proposals might be nullified. Foreign Minister here believes that peace in July is possible; he is influenced by socialistic opinion. Baron Buxhöveden, Russian Minister here, has been dismissed.