The Chargé at Tangier (Rand) to the Secretary of State
[Received July 4—10:35 a.m.]
Department’s number 14, June 29, 3  p.m., received July 1st via wireless. Agency informed by Dutch Minister that he has recommended to his Government payment by Dutch nationals and protégés of consumption taxes but that he has not yet received his Government’s reply. Am also informed that nationals and protégés of other governments are now paying taxes. Respectfully recommend Department authorize me to direct American nationals and protégés to pay without awaiting action by Dutch Government.