740.0011 Pacific War/1793: Telegram

The Chargé in Switzerland (Huddle) to the Secretary of State

350. Department’s 246, January 28.11 Swiss Foreign Office note January 31 communicates following telegram from Swiss Consul Bangkok.12

“Ministry Foreign Affairs notified Consulate by letter 25th January: ‘By royal command a declaration of war on Great Britain and the United States of America has been made as from noon of 25th January 2485 B. E.13’.”

  1. Not printed.
  2. Walter Siegenthaler.
  3. Buddhist Era.