862.4016/2051: Telegram

The Chargé in Germany (Gilbert) to the Secretary of State

13. Embassy’s telegrams 764, December 29, 1 p.m.41 and 6, January 3, 5 p.m.

The following third-person note, dated December 31, has been received today from the Foreign Office.

“In reply to note verbale No. 274 of December 29, 1938,40 the Foreign Office has the honor to inform the Embassy of the United States of America that the assurances given the Government of the United States in note verbale Number 84–60 SHT. 14–12 of December 30, with regard to the examination and consideration of treaty rights to which American citizens are entitled, apply also to the present inquiry.”