Ambassador Reid to the Secretary of State.
London, July 25, 1908.
Sir: With reference to the department’s instruction, No. 714 of the 13th ultimo, requesting the views of the British Government as to the best manner in which they could at the present time cooperate with us in order to promote the welfare of Liberia, I have the honor to inclose herewith a copy of a note which I have received from Sir Edward Grey on the subject, dated the 23d instant, in reply to my note to him of the 29th ultimo, a copy of which is also inclosed. Sir Edward Grey’s note suggests there would be no objection to the appointment of a judicial officer of United States to act as adviser if so desired.
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