File No. 711.21/205.

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


Department received note from the Minister of Colombia dated November 24 requesting that reply to Legation’s October 22, 7 p.m., be expedited.

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Please inform Minister for Foreign Affairs that enormous pressure of other vitally important matters has prevented the President from receiving this question. It is hoped reply may be sent next week.