125.1673/406: Telegram

The Consul at Barcelona (Franklin) to the Secretary of State

Your telegram July 24, 4 p.m. Kindly instruct whether I should submit any claim for indemnification and if so form and amount for [Page 659] death of clerk Santiago Iturralde previously reported. The British Consul General has informed me that he intends filing a claim for the British subject involved in the same incident and wishes to know what I am going to do.79

  1. By telegram of August 6, 6 p.m., the Department instructed the Consul not to submit any claim for indemnification in the death of Santiago Iturralde. In a further telegram of September 10, 1 p.m., the Department informed the Consul that, while deploring the incident in question, it could not properly present a claim against the Spanish Government on account of the death of a Spanish national (852.00/3012).