File No. 871.51/57a

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Russia ( Francis)


1674. Department is uneasy regarding the Roumanian situation and desires to avail itself of Colonel Judson’s1 experience and [Page 726] knowledge of this situation. The War Department therefore instructs him to proceed to Jassy to obtain the information requested in the Department’s 1675 September 1, 6 p.m.

As soon as possible after his arrival in Jassy the Department desires a cable report from him as to whether in his opinion there is any danger of Roumania making terms with the enemy governments, and if so what will be the most practical means of keeping Roumania with the Allies.

  1. Brig. Gen. W. V. Judson, military attaché at Petrograd.