File No. 652.119/106

The Ambassador in Spain ( Willard) to the Secretary of State


819. Department’s 697, October 5, 5 p.m., concerning British-Spanish agreement fuel and iron ore. British Ambassador handed me today memorandum in which appears following:

The British Government understands that unless supplies reach Spain shortly, the position of the present Government, which is friendly, may be seriously affected, owing to the urgent need of coal.