711.534/4: Telegram

The Minister in Portugal (Dearing) to the Secretary of State

22. Department’s instruction 958, December 1, 1928;56 and 1029 June 27, 1929, military service in Portugal of naturalized citizens of the United States.

May Legation consider these instructions as dealing with two phases of same situation and seek a permanent solution for both in the treaty desired by our Government? If so, please draw and forward for use in negotiations draft text adequately covering all points.

  1. See instruction No. 167, December 1, 1928, to the Ambassador in Belgium, Foreign Relations, 1928, vol. i, p. 497.