811.504/2114: Telegram

The Ambassador in Mexico ( Messersmith ) to the Secretary of State

368. The Mexican Government informed the Embassy this afternoon that it has agreed in principle to the contracting of 6000 non-agricultural [Page 543] workers in Mexico for work in the United States during 1943, The Mexican Government would appreciate learning at the earliest possible moment the month by month breakdown of needs during 1943 for these 6000, Please inform Motley of War Manpower of this message.