File No. 701.5212/10.

The Secretary of State to the Brazilian Minister to Mexico.


453. Your 321, February 9, has been repeated to Consul, Vera Cruz, and copied to Brazilian Ambassador.

While the Spanish Minister has already departed from Mexico City, you are requested to take immediate action in his behalf if his trip is interrupted or if he is otherwise molested. Appropriate instructions have been sent to Consul Canada and the Navy Department has sent instructions to Commander at Vera Cruz to meet the train and take Spanish Minister to American ship.

W. J. Bryan.