Minister Bowen to the Secretary of State.

No. 293, confidential.]


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The diplomatic representatives of Germany, Great Britain, and Italy called on the minister for foreign affairs a few days ago and arranged with him to have the monthly installments of the 30 per cent of the customs revenues of La Guaira and Puerto Cabello paid directly to them hereafter, and not to the representative of the Bank of England.

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I am, etc.,

Herbert W. Bowen.