File No. 832.61333/76.
The Acting Attorney General to the Secretary of State.
Washington, D. C., July 12, 1911.
Sir: Will you kindly give formal authority to your Mr. Joseph J. Slechta, Vice and Deputy Consul General of the United States at Rio de Janeiro, to give to this Department, and particularly to Mr. William T. Chantland, Special Assistant to the Attorney General, who has the matter in charge, all the facts and information he has relative to the Brazilian coffee valorization scheme.