The Acting Secretary of State to the Ambassador in France (Wallace)
9146. Department’s 9131.34 You may advise the French Foreign Office that the financial situation in Liberia has become so urgent that this Government is confronted with the necessity of proceeding with the plan of reconstruction without further delay. This Government would greatly prefer to receive the preliminary assent of the French Government but cannot delay matters longer.
Confidential for your information only. In the absence of a reply from the French Government, this Government will proceed with the program within a few days.
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