File No. No. 815.156/2

The Acting Secretary of State to the Minister in Honduras ( Ewing)


Mr. Casey, of W. R. Grace & Co., has been authorized by Mr. Rosseter, of the Pacific Mail, to sound the Government of Honduras regarding development of the port at San Lorenzo. Casey should leave Salvador in October, spending the 4th and 5th at Tegucigalpa. Believe he wants port concession on Sacate Grande Island.

In view of conditions, Department desires you to use every possible proper effort to advance interests of American commerce.