File No. 817.51/571a.

The Secretary of State to the American Minister.


Send lists, approximately up to date, as follows:

Nicaragua’s internal gold debt, with names of creditors, amounts, rates of interest, and character of each debt.

Debts to foreign correspondents or commission merchants, with the same data.

Unpaid salaries to September 1, by departments or individuals.

Amounts the Government has received monthly from customs, railway, liquor, tobacco, and other revenues; cover the last three months in three separate monthly lists.

Expenditures or contracted obligations for the same three months as above.

Send these lists by mail as soon as possible. Say to the President that they should be as accurate as possible in order to assist the Department in its sincere endeavor to aid in relieving Nicaragua financially.