File No. 763.72114/2895

The Secretary of State to the Swiss Minister ( Sulzer)

The Secretary of State presents his compliments to the Minister of Switzerland, in charge of German interests in the United States, and has the honor to inform him that pending an agreement with the Imperial German Government regarding the postal correspondence of prisoners of war the Department of War has advised the Department of State that each prisoner of war and interned alien in the United States is limited to the sending of two letters, not to exceed six pages, and one postal card per week and that this does not include postal cards acknowledging the receipt of packages.