763.72119/2966: Telegram

The Minister in Switzerland ( Stovall ) to the Acting Secretary of State

6132. Have received communication from Swiss Political Department stating that on behalf of German Government that Department instructed Swiss Legation in Washington on the 12th and again on the 24th November 1918,3 to enquire from the Government of the United States the place and date of the peace negotiations and expressing the desire that in view of the menace of famine in Germany these discussions take place at the earliest possible moment.

Swiss Political Department requests that inasmuch as no reply has been received and that German Government has repeated its questions the Government of the United States place it in a position to reply to German Minister if possible.

  1. See the Swiss Minister’s note of Nov. 26, p. 71.