The Minister in Colombia (Philip) to the Acting Secretary of State
[Received April 2.]
Sir: With reference to my cable message of February 27; 8 p.m.,9 which reported the acceptance by the Colombian Government of certain modifications in the text of the Thomson-Urrutia Treaty of 1914,10 I have the honor to transmit, herewith, copies of the notes exchanged that day between the Colombian Minister for Foreign Affairs and myself.
During the conference which preceded the signing of these notes the President of Colombia, who assisted, assured me that the Colombian Government would entertain no objection to the publication of its own note, should the Government of the United States so desire, although he supposed that such publication would not take place until after the ratification of the Treaty.
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