File No. 763.72119/7727

The Ambassador in Great Britain ( Page ) to the Secretary of State


8764. My 8748, February 20. Fürstenberg sent the following message to Czernin yesterday:

As soon as the text, which has been mutilated in several places, has been definitely established I shall ask His Majesty to receive me [Page 129] in order that I may deliver the message to him tomorrow evening, February 21.

The Austro-Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs has sent the following supplementary message to the Ambassador at Madrid:

If Mr. Wilson assents to the King’s proposal and sends a representative to discuss matters with me he should send some one who speaks either French or German as I do not know English well enough to discuss such weighty matters.