File No. 422.11G93/896
Quito, January 4, 1917, 5 p.m.
My telegram of January 3, 1 p.m. The Minister for Foreign Affairs this afternoon requested extension of time till next Tuesday to answer my inquiry as to when Ecuador will resume deposits. I granted extension but informed him that owing to the great interest of my Government in the subject I would immediately telegraph the Department of the extension.