852.01/24: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in France (Edge)3

[Paraphrase]

145. Embassy’s 173, 17th of April, 1 p.m.2 We would be pleased to have you continue your observations on local reaction toward the situation [Page 988]in Spain. By discreet inquiry, determine and let me know, if possible in advance, what decision the Government to which you are accredited has taken with respect to recognition of the Provisional Government.

Stimson
  1. Substantially the same message was sent as a circular telegram to the Embassies in Germany, Great Britain, and Italy.
  2. Not printed.