File No. 701.5212/2a.
The Acting Secretary of State to the Brazilian Minister to Mexico.
Washington, February 4, 1915.
436. Department informed by Spanish Ambassador that Obregon has informed Spanish Minister in Mexico that unless he produce and deliver Angel de Caso, who is in seclusion in Spanish Legation, within twenty-eight hours he will take Spanish Minister to Vera Cruz and deport him.
Please lose no time in exercising your good offices and impress upon Obregon the dangerous consequences of such an act. At same time urge him take no summary action regarding de Caso. Keep Department advised concerning this situation.