File No. 731.51/35.

The Acting. Secretary of State to the French Chargé d’Affaires.

No. 1056.]

Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of August 29th in which you give the views of the French Government in regard to the reestablishment of diplomatic relations with Venezuela and request the Department to communicate the same by cable to Mr. Northcott, for submission to the Government of President Gómez.

I take pleasure in informing you that a copy and translation of your letter have been sent to the Legation at Caracas.

Accept [etc.]

Huntington Wilson.