File No. 5748.
The Acting Secretary of
State to Minister Beaupré.
Department of State,
Washington, April 10,
Sir: I inclose a copy of a letter from A. A.
Lisman & Co., of New York, inquiring what has become of the issues
of certain bonds of the Entre Rios Eastern Railway Company described
You will endeavor to secure the information desired and transmit it to
the department for communication to Messrs. Lisman & Co.
I am, etc.,
Mr. Lisman to
the Secretary of State.
Sir: Clients of ours are holders of the
Entre Rios Eastern Railway Company 6 per cent gold-coin bonds, which
bear the following indorsement:
“This bond is secured by a guarantee made by the Argentine Republic
of an income to the company of 7 per cent per annum upon the entire
issue of its first-mortgage bonds for twenty years, which is pledged
to the holder hereof for the payment of its interest and sinking
Would it be possible for your department to ascertain what has become
of the issues of the security above named?
The company issuing these bonds was a Massachusetts corporation
formed in 1881.
Very respectfully, yours,
A. A. Lisman & Co.