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The Secretary of State to the Minister in Czechoslovakia (Einstein)

No. 536

Sir: The Department refers to its instruction of April 16, 1928, particularly the last paragraph thereof, in which you were informed that the Secretary of Labor was being advised of the suggestion of the Czechoslovak Foreign Office with regard to having officials of this Government notify Czechoslovak nationals who obtain naturalization of the advisability of informing the Czechoslovak Government of their change of nationality.

The Department is just in receipt of a letter of April 26, 1928, from the Department of Labor20 in which it is stated that the Commissioner of Naturalization is preparing an instruction to his field officers to notify Czechoslovak nationals who obtain naturalization that in their own interest they should make known to the Legation or Consulate of their former country the fact of a change in their nationality. You may so advise the Czechoslovak Government.

I am [etc.]

For the Secretary of State:
W. R. Castle, Jr.
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