File No. 763.72/6869
The Minister in Liberia ( Curtis ) to the Secretary of State
[Received September 14.]
Sir: I have the honor to transmit herewith for the information of the Department a copy of a joint note from the representatives of the Governments of France and Great Britain, dated July 21 and marked enclosure No. 1, whereby are conveyed to the Liberian Government the instructions of the foreign offices of said Governments anent the guaranties of said Governments as to the canceling of restrictions on Liberian trade and the protection of Liberia from German aggression, and subjoined thereto the acquiescence of the undersigned regarding the statement that said representatives were so instructed and the accord of the undersigned regarding the advisability of the deportation of the Germans.
A copy of the answer of the Liberian Government to said communication, dated August 13 and marked enclosure No. 2, is likewise enclosed herewith.
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