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

List of papers,   pp. XI-LXXXI ff. PDF (20.0 MB)


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LIST OF PAPERS
ECUADOR
AFFAIRS OF THE GUAYAQUIL & QUITO RAILWAY CO.
REPRESENTATIONS OF THE UNITED STATES REGARDING PAYMENT OF INTEREST ON
BONDS; ASSURANCES AND EFFORTS OF THE ECUADORAN GOVERNMENT-ACCEPT-
ANCE BY THE RAILWAY COMPANY OF A REDUCTION OF RATES- IMODUS VIVENDI"
BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT AND THE RAILWAY, REACHED APRIL 6-ECUADORAN
PROPOSAL FOR ARBITRATION OF DIFFERENCES; DISAPPROVAL BY THE AMERICAN
MINISTER-REPRESENTATIONS OF THE UNITED STATES AGAINST FORECLOSURE
PROCEEDINGS BY BRITISH BONDHOLDERS
Subject
From the Ecuadoran Minister
Ecuador's promise to adhere to agreement to pay sum of
$859,740 to bondholders.
To the Ecuadoran Minister
Inquiry as to whether or not entire sum of $859,740 has
been paid.
From the Charge in Ecuador
Financial difficulties of railway and proposed appointment
of committee to investigate them.
From the Charge in Ecuador (tel.)
Foreign Minister's statement regarding remittances on
bonded indebtedness, plans for refinancing, and proposed
appointment of committee of investigation.
From the Charge in Ecuador (tel.)
Inability of Government to establish committee of investi-
gation; agreement between Government and railway to restore
former tariff rates.
To the Charge in Ecuador (tel.)
Inquiries regarding remittances on bonded indebtedness
and Foreign Minister's plans for refinancing.
From the Charge in Ecuador (tel.)
Information that remittances on bonded indebtedness
amount to £80,000.
From the Charge in Ecuador (tel.)
Foreign Minister's suggestion to issue new bonds covering
total amount of interest due, security unmentioned.
From the Ecuadoran Minister
Information that final remittance of interest due for year
1918 on railway bonds has been made.
To the Charge in Ecuador (tel.)
Inquiry as to part of $859,740 paid by Ecuador, and as to
whether £80,000 was part remittance solely for this purpose.
From the Charge in Ecuador (tel.)
Failure of Ecuador to supply desired information regarding
payment of bonded indebtedness; suggestion for conference
with Ecuadoran Minister on subject.
To the Charge in Ecuador (tel.)
Ecuadoran Minister's explanation of his country's failure to
pay interest in full on railway bonds; request for information
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1919
Jan. 9
(1)
Jan. 10
(44)
Jan. 1 1
(344)
Jan. 15
Jan. 22
Jan. 27
Feb. 3
Feb. 5
Feb. 5
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Feb. 6
Mar. 11
Mar. 27
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