File No. 763.72119/2377a
The Swiss Chargé ( Oederlin ) to the Secretary of State
Sir: By direction of my Government, I have the honor to transmit herewith to Your Excellency the original German text of a communication dated October 20, 1918, from the German Government, which has today been received from the Swiss Foreign Office. I beg to also enclose an English translation of the communication in [Page 380] question as transmitted to the Swiss Foreign Office by the German Government with the request that it be forwarded to Your Excellency’s Government.
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