File No. 832.61333/107.

The Acting Secretary of State to the American Ambassador.


Replying to your October 17th. The Attorney General has agreed to postpone action provided the proposition relates to the entire stock of valorized coffee now in New York, about 932,000 bags, and if it is proposed to sell it in the open market free from any restrictions on or before April 1, 1913, he is willing to abandon further proceedings. Report by cable, and if possible, obtain written assurance that the entire stock of coffee stored in New York will be sold by April 1, 1913.