The German Ambassador (Von Prittwitz) to the Secretary of State


Mr. Secretary of State: I have the honor to transmit to Your Excellency herewith two communications67 of this date addressed to the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States, with the request that you will be good enough to forward them to the Secretary of the Treasury.

In these communications I have declared to the Treasury Department of the United States, acting under instructions from my Government, in accordance with Sections 5 and 8 of the German-American Debt Funding Agreement of June 23, 1930, that Germany will postpone the payments falling due on March 31, 1933 under Sections 1a and 1b of the said agreement, for the claims allowed by the [Page 338] German-American Mixed Commission and for the amounts due for compensation for the costs, in arrears, of the American Army of Occupation.

With the renewed assurance [etc.]

F. von Prittwitz
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