File No. 861.00/350

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

[Telegram—Extract]1

1253. … Ministry issued another note yesterday explaining note of May 3 which explanation merely reiterates previous [note] but has appeased Workmen’s Committee. …

Francis
  1. The entire telegram is printed in Foreign Relations, 1918, Russia, Vol. I, p. 41, The sentence here given is the only account sent by the’ Ambassador of the Provisional Government’s second communication, which was made to him instead of through the Embassy at Washington.