852.75 National Telephone Co./318: Telegram

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

24. Your 260, December 22, 4 p.m. Department concurs in your opinion that no action should be taken by Embassy unless and until the matter is brought to your attention through the proper official [Page 856] channels. Referring to Consulate General’s telegram number 73 of December 24, 10 p.m. to the Department, please inform Bucknell that views set forth in Department’s telegram number 68 of December 23, 1 p.m. to Barcelona should not be brought to the attention of Civil Governor unless in your discretion you later decide that this would be desirable and so instruct him.