The Chargé in Liberia (Bundy) to the Acting Secretary of State

No. 291

Sir: I have the honor in confirmation of the Legation’s cable of Jan. 22, 1 [7], p.m., 1919,8 to transmit herewith a certified copy of [Page 466] the law authorizing and empowering the President of Liberia to accept the proffered loan credit of $5,000,000.00 from the Government of the United States, etc. The text of this law as passed by the Legislature and approved by the President is exactly the same as the text received by the Legation in Department’s cable of Jan. 16, 5, p.m.8

I have [etc.]

Richard C. Bundy

Resolution of January 22, 1919, Authorizing the President of Liberia to Accept a Loan from the Government of the United States

It is resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Republic of Liberia in Legislature assembled:

Section 1. That the President of Liberia, be, and he is hereby authorized and empowered to accept the proffered Loan Credit of Five Million Dollars $5,000,000.00 from the Government of the United States, and to enter into such Agreements and appoint such additional American Assistants as may be necessary to make the Credit effective and carry the Financial Program into operation for the rehabilitation and development of Liberia.

Any law or parts of law to the contrary notwithstanding.

Approved January 22nd. 1919.

D. E. Howard

President of Liberia
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