125.61383 J 41/43: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Chargé in Mexico (Summerlin)

42. Your 33, February 9, 11 A.M., Jenkins’ case. You are instructed to call upon the Acting Secretary of Foreign Affairs immediately, and request that an explanation be given of Attorney General Mitchell’s accusation that the Embassy has attempted to deceive the Mexican authorities.

You will also suggest to the Foreign Office the expediency of making public without delay an authoritative statement clearing the Embassy of Mitchell’s imputation of bad faith.