365D.1163/45: Telegram

The Minister Resident in Ethiopia ( Engert ) to the Secretary of State

40. Please see last paragraph of my 690, December 22, 3 p.m.12 Within the past few days the Italian authorities have again been making active preparations to take over the mission property. I have advised the mission to present to the authorities a statement as to the value of all its movable and immovable properties together with a complete inventory.

Has the Department any instructions beyond those contained in: its 398, December 8, 5 p.m.?13