811.248/2–645: Telegram

The Chargé in Spain (Butterworth) to the Secretary of State

276. For Hickerson81 and Culbertson.82 After several meetings attended by George, Payne, Haering and Bond with the Spanish delegation the following definite proposal was finally obtained from the Spanish Government. As translated it reads:

[Here follows text as in protocol effected by exchange of notes, February 19, printed on pages 727730, except that in final text article V was added and articles V to XI of this draft were accordingly renumbered.]

Pertinent comment will follow.

George and Payne left for Lisbon tonight.

  1. John D, Hickerson, Deputy Director, Office of European Affairs.
  2. Paul T, Culbertson, Chief, Division of Western European Affairs.