20 Jun. 1944

Telegram nº 31 from the MNE to the Portuguese Legation in Budapest: “our guideline continues to be to save people who for reasons of political persecution took refuge in Portuguese Legation… [If] at all possible obtain departure refugees with group Argentine mission I authorize issue of collective or individual consular passports to enter Portugal, without nevertheless attributing Portuguese nationality in such documents”.

(AHD – R.N.P., 2º P., A. 49, M 112)
In documents: Sampaio Garrido e Teixeira Branquinho