A letter from Hans Herzl confirming his conversion to Christianity, but denying other details, appeared in Saturday’s Londay Daily Telegraph. The letter reads as follows:
“In view of the statement about myself to which you gave publicity last Tuewday, allow me to say that while it is true that I was baptised into the Christian Church on July 20 in Vienna, report of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency is in no other particular correct.
“Thanking you in advance for any courtesy which you may show these lines, I am Sir, Yours obediently, Hans Herzl. London, August 15.
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