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

Salvador,   pp. 801-805 PDF (1.4 MB)


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The hundred tents which are expected from the American Red
Cross in Guatemala will be a good aid toward relieving the suffer-
ings of many of the homeless victims.
I have [etc.]                           FRANK D. ARNOLD
816.48/84: Telegram
The Acting Secretary of State to the Charge in Salvador (Arnoild)
WASHINGTON, May 23, 1919, 1 p.m.
Complying request contained telegram received May 51 American
Red Cross has obtained on Canal Zone 200 tents to be shipped you
as shelter for earthquake sufferers. Samuel W. Heald Red Cross
Representative Canal Zone will telegraph you full particulars. Red
Cross requests you act as its Special Representative and be responsi-
ble for arrangements for reasonable care and return of tents. Red
Cross responsible for payment to Government for tents lost or dam-
aged. Answer.
POLK
816.48/87: Telegram
The Charge in Salvador (Arnold) to the Acting Secretary of State
SAN SALVADOR, May 25, 1919, 10 a.m.
[Received 6.35 p.m.]
Department's May 23, 1 p.m. Arrangements have been made
with Mr. Hall, chairman of the Canal Zone chapter, for receipt of
tents, Salvadorean Red Cross guarantees their protection as far as
possible and their return. Distribution of tents will be made by
Salvadorean Red Cross with Mr. Olcovich, an American citizen,
one of the directors.
ARNOLD
CONVENTION WITH THE UNITED STATES FOR FACILITATING THE
WORK OF TRAVELING SALESMEN
(See volume I, page 45, footnote 47.)
1 Not printed.
805
SALVADOR


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