File No. 763.72119/2132

The Chargé in the Netherlands ( Bliss ) to the Secretary of State


4765. Have received telegram from Luxemburg signed Emile Reuter, Minister of State, of which following is translation:

Luxemburg Chamber in order of the day, voted unanimously in its session of October 8, has invited the Government of the Grand Duchy to urge the President of the United States to support our claims and our rights as an independent state at the time of the peace negotiations. I beg Your Excellency kindly to telegraph this resolution to President Wilson and to intercede so that wish expressed by representatives of country [with] which the Luxemburg Government eagerly associates itself may be granted.