The Swiss Minister ( Sulzer ) to the Secretary of State

Sir: I am directed by my Government to inform your Excellency that the German Government would be grateful to receive an early reply from the United States and Allied Governments to its communication regarding negotiations for a preliminary peace, which communication I had the honor to transmit to your Excellency with my note of November 13, 1918.1

Accept [etc.]

Hans Sulzer
  1. For text of the note of Nov. 13, see telegram No. 29, Dec. 14, 5 p.m., to the Commission to Negotiate Peace, p. 72.