File No. 312.11/1073.

The Secretary of State to the American Ambassador.


Your February 12, noon. You will advise, assist and generally supervise American citizens as far as possible and helpful. You are authorized, if necessary in succoring Americans lacking funds, to draw on the Secretary of State, within the limit. Draw in the first instance $10,000; take receipts for advances.

Secondarily, after consultation with your colleagues, take a similar course with regard to other foreigners as far as desired and appropriate.

Do all you can to persuade Americans and other foreigners to keep away from firing zone.