852.00/2195a: Telegram

The Secretary of State to All American Consuls in Spain

While it is realized that communications have been seriously disrupted, if not cut off, Department expects you to keep it fully and promptly informed of all developments with particular reference to the safety and welfare of all Americans within your consular districts. You should submit your recommendations in regard to any measure necessary for the protection of American citizens. Also state number of Americans in your districts.