File No. 832.61333/117.

The Attorney General to the Secretary of State.

Sir: I am in receipt of your letter of 12th instant,1 transmitting paraphrase of a telegram dated December 11th, received by you from the American Embassy at Rio de Janeiro, transmitting [etc.]. These positive assurances of the Government of São Paulo, repeated by the Federal. Government of Brazil, are accepted as satisfactory evidence of the intention to dispose of the coffee in an open market, and I see no reason why the exchange of notes referred to by Ambassador Morgan, in his telegram of November 18th, should not now be had.

I have [etc.]

Geo. W. Wickersitam.
  1. Not printed.