The Acting Secretary of State to the Consul General at Casablanca (Goold)
Washington, August 8, 1940—5 p.m.
55. Your despatch 333 of July 20. Please inform the Department by telegraph in Gray Code:
- The precise terms of any protest which the Dean contemplates making to the French Protectorate authorities;
- The countries represented by those of your colleagues who have signified their intention of associating themselves with such a protest; and
- The character of any views, which may have been formulated by your colleagues, contrary to those entertained by the Dean, so far as they may be available.