File No. 841.711/2240
The Counselor for the Department of State ( Polk) to the Swedish Minister ( Ekengren)
My Dear Mr. Minister: I beg to acknowledge the receipt of your personal letter to me of October 29, 1917,1 enclosing two letters transmitted in the Swedish diplomatic pouch.
The letter to Mr. Alexander Britten has been forwarded to the Censorship Board. I beg to return to you the letter addressed to Mr. Einar Ekstrand, the Consul of Sweden in Chicago, and refer to Department circular memorandum of July 25, 1917.2
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