852.2221/1505: Telegram

The Ambassador in Spain ( Bowers ), Then in France, to the Secretary of State

586. Marquis de Rialp has finally informed me that he is ready to deliver the 81 American prisoners at the frontier as soon as the Loyalists agree to an exchange. The situation of the Spanish Government is such just now as to make this difficult of realization but I am asking Del Vayo in Paris to transmit the proposition to Negrin.74

  1. Spanish Prime Minister.