361.1121 Hrinkevich, Frank/1: Telegram

The Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Davies) to the Secretary of State

268. In a note dated October 16, the Foreign Office advises the Embassy of the arrest on July 19, 1937, under [article] 58 (10) of the Criminal Code of Frank Hrinkevich who is now under detention at Minsk. His passport (number 85071 of March 31, 1934) has been in the custody of the Embassy since March 16, 1937, on which date it was received from the Foreign Office with the request that it be renewed as the Soviet Government desired to expel him from the Soviet Union for having “committed systematic violations of the regulations in force” in that country. Efforts will be made to have Durbrow interview him at Minsk on October 22nd.