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United States Department of State / Papers relating to the foreign relations of the United States, with the annual message of the president transmitted to Congress December 2, 1902
(1902)

Bolivia,   pp. 101-102 PDF (85.8 KB)


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 a Printed, page 6. 101BOLIVIA. 
PROTECTION OF CUBAN INTERESTS BY UNITED STATES CONSU 
LAR OFFICIALS. 
Air. Barber to Aft. Hay. 
No. 341.] LEGATION OF THE UNITED STATES, 
La Pa2, Bolivia, June 2, 1902. 
 SIR: In reference to the Department's telegram(t of May 24, I have the honor
to now inclose copy of note No. 42 of the Bolivian foreign office, and translation
thereof, recognizing the right of United States consular officers to represent
the interests of Cuba and of Cuban citizens within Bolivia until Cuban consuls
be appointed. 
Following the Department's instructions, I have notified the United States
vice-consul in this city that this permission has been granted. 
I have, etc., 
REGINALD D. BARBER. 
[Inclosure.—Translatioii.] 
Mr. J7illazon to life. Barber. 
No. 42.] MINISTRY OF FOREIGN RELATIONS AND RELIGION, 
La Paz, Bolivia, May ~7, 19O~. 
 SIR: I have the pleasure to acknowledge the receipt of your honor's attentive
note, dated the 26th instant, in which you are pleased to inform iiie that
the Department of State has sent you instructions by telegraph, on behalf
of the President of the Republic of Cuba, to request the Bolivian Government
that the United States consular officers in this country may use their good
offices for the protection of Cuban citizens until such time as Cuban consuls
may be named. 
 In reply I may state that my Government accedes with pleasure to your request,
and recognizes in the United States consuls the right to represent the interests
of Cuban citizens until the Republic of Cuba may name its own consuls. 
I have, etc., 
 ELIODORO VILLAZON. 
PROTECTION OF BRITISH INTERESTS IN BOLIVIA BY UNITED 
STATES OFFICIALS. 
Aft. Hay to Air. Sorsby. 
No. 8.] DEPARTMENT OF STATE, 
    Washington, October 4, 1902. 
SIR: I am advised by the British chargé d'affaires ad interjm at this
capital that his Government is desirous that you shall exercise your good
offices in behalf of British subjects in Bolivia, as was done by your predecessor,
Mr. Bridgman. 


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