File No. 102.62/50

The Department of State to the Swiss Legation


The Department of State returns, herewith, the patent documents received with the memorandum of the Legation of Switzerland (X–c–19), Department of German Interests, dated May 9, 1917,1 and states that because of the state of war existing between the United States and Germany, the Department cannot transmit to the Commissioner of Patents papers relating to the patent applications of German subjects.

  1. Not printed.