832.73/185: Telegram

The Ambassador in Brazil ( Morgan ) to the Secretary of State

The President yesterday signed an Executive decree conceding to Frank Carney, representative of Central and South American Telegraph Company without monopoly or privilege of any kind and without subvention from the Brazilian Government either through himself or through companies which he may organize the right to lay a submarine cable linking the cities of Rio de Janeiro and Santos to any part of the territory of Uruguay and to carry out telegraphic communication. Am expressing to the President the appreciation of this office for the sincerity and good will which he has shown in relation to this important interest which deeply affects the future relations of the United States and Brazil. Thanks are also due to Mister McLaren and Mister Stabler of the cable company for the notable ability with which they handled the matter during their recent visit.