File No. 419.11D29/72.

The Acting Secretary of State to Minister Price.

No. 70.]

Sir: The Department has received your No. 286, of the 26th ultimo, reporting your conversation with the President of Panama concerning the decision made by the Supreme Court of Panama in the Cocoa Grove affair.

The Department approves the attitude you took in that conversation.

I am [etc.]

Robert Lansing.