File No. 819.77/285
The Secretary of State to Minister Price
Washington, July 2, 1917.
Sir: The Department has received your No. 430 of the 16th ultimo in which you report that you have received a note from the Panaman Foreign Office agreeing that Panama will not authorize the construction of branch lines from the railroad to which Mr. Basil B. Duncan has obtained a concession without having first come to an agreement with this Government.
The Department is gratified to learn that the desired agreement has been reached.
I am [etc.]