The Ambassador in Brazil ( Morgan ) to the Acting Secretary of State
[Received 9.20 p.m.]
Department’s January 23, 4 p.m. Investigations at Pernambuco indicate that local end of German cable remains in possession of German company although Brazilian Government has declared concession null and void. German representative is August Clauspitt of Pernambuco.
On the basis of Department’s instruction of September 28 , 4 p.m.,68 Embassy was informed by Wenceslao Braz, late President, that Brazilian Government was not prepared to confiscate the cable or to hand it over to any one. …
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