852.2221/1704a: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Spain (Weddell)

63. Your 136, July 25, 3 p.m.,92 last paragraph. David McKelvey White, National Chairman of the Friends of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade in New York, has advised Department that he hopes to be able within 2 or 3 days to deposit sufficient funds with Department to cover cost of repatriation of volunteers who may be released by Spanish authorities. Upon receipt of funds you will be advised and Embassy in Paris will be authorized to draw drafts and make necessary arrangements for transportation of men from frontier at Hendaye.

  1. Post, p. 841.