The Secretary of State to the Consul at Bahia ( Briggs )39

Sir: The Department encloses copies of despatches 462 of April 1, 1930 and 471 of April 11, 1930, both from the American Consul General at Rio de Janeiro, on the subject of dual nationality. Possibly Brazilian born American citizens might be saved embarrassment if, in cases similar to that described in the despatch last mentioned, you follow a procedure similar to that which was followed by Mr. Dawson.

I am [etc.]

For the Secretary of State:
Wilbur J. Carr
  1. The same, mutatis mutandis, on the same date to the Consuls at Pará, Pernambuco, Porto Alegre, Santos, and São Paulo.