Mr. Hay to Mr. Combs.
Washington, March 21, 1904.
Sir: Referring to your dispatch No. 131, of January 11 last, expressings your views regarding the effect of the decree issued on [Page 348]December 22 last by the President of Guatemala legalizing the payment in silver or bank notes, etc., of gold debts demanded judicially, I inclose herewith a copy of a letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, expressing his views of the decree.
I also inclose a copy of a letter from Messrs. G. Amsinck & Co., calling the Department’s attention to the decree.
The Department would be pleased to know whether there is anything in the correspondence inclosed herewith that tends to modify your views as expressed in your No. 131.
I am, etc.,
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