File No. 891.51/37.

The Secretary of State to the Persian Chargé d’Affaires.

No. 34.]

Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your note No. 21 of the 28th instant, transmitting a copy of a cablegram received by your legation from the ministry of foreign affairs at Teheran requesting the assistance of this department in placing you in communication with American financial experts with a view to the ultimate employment by the Persian Government of five American financial assistants.

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In reply I have the honor to inform you that this matter is receiving the kindly consideration of this Department, with a view to effecting, if possible, a compliance with the wishes of your Government.

Accept, etc.,

P. C. Knox.