File No. 817.51/571b.

The Secretary of State to Brown Brothers and Company.


Kindly telegraph the amount now owed you by Nicaragua, and send by mail the terms and conditions on which you would increase your [Page 1047] loan for about one year to between $2,000,000 and $2,500,000; also state whether you would consider your security on the latter amount ample without option on the railroad.

W. J. Bryan.