452.11/218: Telegram

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

29. Reference Mr. Blake’s letter to you May 15, 1929,30 and your despatch 1163, February 28, 1929. Department is awaiting offer from Spanish Government to settle Moroccan claims on basis of ad referendum agreement between Blake and General Jordana. You may discreetly endeavor to expedite action bearing in mind Department’s instruction in its telegram 52, August 9, 1928,31 concerning claims reserved. Report situation by telegraph.

  1. Not printed; but see despatch No. 392, May 17, 1929, from Tangier, p. 493.
  2. Foreign Relations, 1928, vol. iii, p. 358.