113, ARTHUR COURT,
26th February 1941
Dear Sir Walter Citrine,
I was glad to hear from the press and the B.B.C. that you are satisfied with your journey to America and that the prospects of that country's help to Great Britain are encouraging.
Coinciding with you return I learn that all Spaniards who were arrested in the unoccupied France after the demand of extradition by Franco are now free again except one - Francisco Largo Caballero. I am very anxious about the fate of this friend. Of course I understand the difficult position of the British Government at present to intervene with the Government of Vichy in favour of Largo Caballero. But a hint from the United States would be, I think,