822.796/393a: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Minister in Ecuador (Long)

175. Clayton requests following be communicated to Morgan:

“The telegram from you sent on the 5th of August was received on the 8th.61 It is believed that every endeavor should be made by you to have the purchase of assets and equipment of Sedta brought about at a price which will be as low as possible. Such price should not be more than $150,000 and should be on terms mentioned in discussion with you before you left. Please let us know if this is not possible. With reference to the telegram dated August 6,62 please report the extent of free transportation which Panagra provided as well as what further amount of such transportation would be desired.”

  1. No. 212, supra.
  2. Not printed.