422.11G93/1007: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Chargé in Ecuador (Belt)

Department desires to be informed what part, if any, has been paid by the Ecuadoran Government of the $859,740.00 mentioned in Department’s December 6, 7 p.m.12 and in Despatch No. 206 of December 6.13

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Is the 80,000 pounds mentioned in your February 3, 6 p.m. entirely part payment of the above mentioned sum or does it include daily payments as well.