File No. No. 763.72112/3702

The Secretary of State to the Edgar Improvement Co., Brooklyn, N. Y.

Gentlemen: The Department has received your letter of May 26, 1917,1 in which you state that some years ago you agreed to pay to Philip Mansch who resides in Austria $400 quarterly as long as he lived, and ask to be advised whether or not you should remit to him and if you remit whether you would do something contrary to the best interests of this country.

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In reply you are informed that the Department perceives at the present time no obstacle to the remittance of these funds.

I am [etc.]

For the Secretary of State:
Alvey A. Adee

Second Assistant Secretary
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