The Ambassador in Spain (Laughlin) to the Secretary of State
[Received January 28—2:50 p.m.]
8. Your instruction 229, December 31st last; my telegram No. 7, January 23, noon.3
Calderon informs me Spanish Chargé d’Affaires has been instructed to acquaint you he is now authorized to initiate negotiations on the basis of your memorandum but must await additional instructions which will be sent him within the next few days. Am convinced Spanish Government is equally anxious to settle these outstanding questions.
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