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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.-Continued
Subject
From the Charge in Ecuador (tel.)
Advice against pressing Ecuador for further payment at
present time.
To the Charge in Ecuador (tel.)
Instructions to inquire whether daily deposits are still being
paid and if not, reason for discontinuance.
From the Charg6 in Ecuador (tel.)
Reason for discontinuance of daily deposits; amicable settle-
ment by committee of difficulties between railway and Gov-
ernment.
From the Charge in Ecuador
Press report of modus- vivendi reached between railway and
Government at sessions of committee (text printed).
From the Minister in Ecuador (tel.)
Foreign bondholders' request that pressure be brought to
bear upon Ecuador for resumption of daily deposits.
From the Minister in Ecuador (tel.)
Ecuadoran remittance of £10,500 for service on bonds.
To the Ecuadoran Minister
Recapitulation of communications regarding failure of
Ecuador to make payment of $859,740 interest on bonds as
promised and request for assurances of July payment of inter-
est.
To the Minister in Ecuador (tel.)
Recapitulation, for transmittal to Foreign Office, of com-
munications regarding failure of Ecuador to make payment of
$859,740 interest on bonds as promised and instructions to
obtain assurances of July payment of interest; instructions
not to press for resumption of daily deposits.
From the Ecuadoran Minister
Explanation that payment of $859,740 was promised by
mistake, and assurances that July payment will be made if
possible.
From the Minister in Ecuador
Presentation to Foreign Office of note based on Depart-
ment's telegram of May 28 and publication of editorial fore-
shadowing unfavorable reply.
From the Minister in Ecuador (tel.)
Foreign Office explanation that payment of $859,740 was
promised by mistake, and assurances that all efforts will be
exerted to meet future payments; Minister's belief in sin-
cerity of assurances.
From the Minister in Ecuador
Efforts of Ecuador to complete payment of July coupon;
disapproval of further pressure in view of improved relations.
From the Minister in Ecuador (tel.)
Further payments by Ecuador.
From the Minister in Ecuador (tel.)
Additionarl remitfances.
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Date and
number
1919
Mar. 29
Apr. 2
Apr. 7
Apr. 12
(370)
May 7
May 9
May 28
(45)
May 28
May 31
(5)
June 6
(386)
July 3
July 9
(400)
July 14
July 17
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