Germany never made any such promise. In the note of May 4, 1916, containing the so-called promise, Germany carefully stated as to the future she must "reserve complete liberty of decision."
For brief but adequate statement of diplomatic notes that led to war send to your Congressman for La Follette's speech of April 4, 1917, which was suppressed. See pages 11, 29 and 30.
Endless chain. Please write at least one copy
and send this and that to friends of immediate peace.
From the New York Times, Nov. 5, 1917, p. 22:1, "Germans Here Plot to Clog U. S. Mails." Described as an "out and out German propaganda letter mailed from Boston."
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