852.1115/74a: Circular telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in France ( Straus )61

Inform Wendelin, American Embassy, Madrid, Department approves evacuation Americans by train if obtainable to Valencia, provided in his judgment it is feasible and provided Spanish Government guarantees safety of line and train and provides adequate guard and all other necessary steps to ensure safety Americans. He is authorized extend protection Austrians in his discretion.

  1. Sent also to the Legation at Lisbon, referring to telegram No. 24, July 26, 1 p.m.; to the U. S. S. Oklahoma, adding: “Advise Quincy”; and to the Embassy at Madrid.