23rd January, 1937.
Mr. G. Jeger,
Spanish Medical Aid Committee,
24, New Oxford Street,
Dear Mr. Jeger,
I have your letter of the 20th instant, asking us to send the remaining �500 of the �1,000 which was allotted to your Committee, as set out in my letter of the 11th November to Dr. Brook.
If you will refer to my letter of that date, it is made clear that the allocation was for the expenses of the British Medical Unit sent out under the auspices of your Committee.
The fact is that when application was made for financial assistance, your representatives were talking in terms of assistance in connection with that Unit. We now understand that the Unit has been handed over to the Spanish Red Cross, and that consequently no charges are now to be met in connection with the Unit.
Furthermore, since our allocation was made to ensure you being able to complete arrangements for the Unit, there have been very favourable reports of the response to your appeals at meetings and otherwise.
On the other hand, the International Solidarity Fund is proceeding with arrangements for establishing a large base hospital for the Madrid Front, which it is hoped will take 750 beds. As our normal work of