The Secretary of State to the Commission to Negotiate Peace
3662. Your 4806, October 24th, 9 p.m.9
Consul John Q. Wood, now Havre, has been instructed proceed via Paris to Coblenz, to be in charge and to take such steps as may [Page 244] be necessary for protection American trade interests and supplying information to business men and to Department. Consuls Emil Sauer, now Copenhagen, and Francis R. Stewart, now Berne, have been directed join Wood at Coblenz to assist him. All have been directed to perform no ordinary consular functions unless otherwise instructed. It is requested that Consul Wood on his arrival in Paris, be given any additional instructions which you consider necessary for himself and the Consuls detailed to assist him.
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