The Acting Secretary of State to the Chargé in Liberia (Bundy)
Confidential. In accordance request Liberian Government contained in last paragraph your November 29, 5 p.m., Department will await receipt of full written explanation, which it is assumed is now coming forward by mail. Meanwhile on basis information contained in your November 29 and in accordance with policy outlined in Department’s November 26 [29?], Department agrees with attitude of Liberian Government in declining to settle matter in advance Peace Conference and settlement negotiations with British and French Governments regarding refunding of loan of 1912.