818.6363Am6/2: Telegram

The Chargé in Costa Rica ( Johnson ) to the Secretary of State

My June 6, 1 p.m., June 15, 2 p.m.,43 and dispatch number 289, June 15,43 regarding Amory oil concession. Valentine today showed me a letter just arrived bearing usual post marks and evidence of having been intercepted by censor in New York from Saturnino Restrepo, London, to Doctor Eduardo Uribe here, his cousin and local representative of Amory and Son, which contains positive evidence that Amory concession backed by English capital probably Pearson. Letter also refers to plan to enter Nicaraguan field. British Consul Cox and Tinoco backing concession which is expected to pass in Congress today. Connections of Restrepo and antecedents shown in dispatch referred to above. Copy of letter by mail.43

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