125.4236/53: Telegram

The Consul at Dakar (Flexer) to the Secretary of State

477. American consular staff incommunicado on premises British Consulate General since morning November 8th. All codes, ciphers were immediately destroyed. Office under police seal.

Last communication received was Department’s 117, November 2.66 Yesterday afternoon authorities delivered section 2 Department’s encoded triple priority circular filed 10th.67 Naturally undecipherable. Please repeat full telegram en clair if possible and now relevant.

Present telegram sent with approval Government General.

  1. Not printed.
  2. Circular telegram, November 9, 8 p.m., not printed.