340.1115/43d: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in France ( Bullitt )9

By reference to Diplomatic Serial No. 3047 of March 28, 1939 and Department’s Circular Instruction dated March 21, 1939 please advise urgent (1) best estimate of number of Americans who may desire to return; (2) best analysis on total distribution of passengers by ports of embarkation, and (3) names of ports and first dates passengers will be available and number of passengers by specified dates.

  1. The same telegram was sent, August 24, 7 p.m., to the Chargé in Germany, the Ambassador in Italy, the Minister in Norway, and the Consul at Alexandria, Egypt.