365.1121 Slavich, Nickola/32
The Ambassador in Italy (Garrett) to the Secretary of State
[Received July 26.]
Sir: With reference to the Department’s instruction No. 623 of April 28, 1932, regarding the arrest of American citizens in Italy, I have the honor to inform the Department that inquiries on this matter were addressed in due course to the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and to transmit herewith, for the information of the Department, a copy and translation of a Memorandum which has [Page 462] been received from the Ministry in reply to the above-mentioned inquiries.
I have the honor to add that further inquiries were addressed to the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs based on the Department’s instruction No. 631 of May 5, 1932, to which no reply has yet been received, although it may be noted that several of the points raised in the Department’s instruction of May 5th are referred to in the enclosed Memorandum from the Foreign Office.