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United States Department of State / Papers relating to the foreign relations of the United States, 1919
(1919)

Nicaragua,   pp. 659-677 PDF (5.8 MB)


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FOREIGN RELATIONS, 1919, VOLUME II
It is possible that other holders of British claims may come for-
ward and reservation is made as to their inclusion before a final
settlement is reached.
The claims of holders of Greytown bonds have not been included
in any of the lists.
I shall be glad to be informed, should there be no objection, of
the manner in which it is proposed to execute Article III of the
Treaty between the United States and Nicaragua.5
I have [etc.]                      For the Ambassador:
COLVILLE BARCLAY
417.41/-
The Acting Secretary of State to the British Amrbassador
(Spring Rice)
No. 1252                           WASHINGTON, July 25, 1916.
EXCELNCY: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of
Your Excellency's note of the 29th ultimo, enclosing four lists of
claims against Nicaragua for consideration in connection with the
distribution of the amount to be paid to Nicaragua in accordance
with the recent Treaty with that country.
The Department regrets that it cannot, at the present time, out-
line any plan for the distribution of the amount to be paid to
Nicaragua pending the actual appropriation and an arrangement
with the Republic looking to that end.
The claims submitted will, however, receive the Department's
careful consideration along with many other similar ones now on
file.
I have [etc.]                               FRANK L. POLK
417.41/5
The British Embassy to the Department of State 6
No. 142                  MEMORANDUM
The British Embassy have received instructions to bring to the
notice of the State Department the following points in connection
with British claims against the Nicaraguan Government, with special
reference to the " Legation claim " of 219,800.0.0. It will be
within
the knowledge of the Department that the Nicaraguan Government
Foreign Relations, 1916, p. 851.
"The substance of this memorandum was transmitted to the Minister in
Nicaragua in a telegram of Feb. 16, 1918, 4 p.m., with instructions: "Please
bring suggestion by informal good offices to attention Nicaraguan Government
and Commission for its careful consideration." (File No. 417.41/5a.)
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