The Ambassador in Brazil ( Morgan ) to the Secretary of State
[Received 3:05 p.m.]
39. Department’s telegram December 22nd, 4 p.m.97 Under date of May 24th Brazilian Minister for Foreign Affairs has informed this Embassy in a written memorandum that the Pernambuco-Monrovia cable is not in operation. The personnel of company were not molested and the cable equipment was not seized [during the] war. For the moment at least it is not the intention of the Brazilian Government to utilize this cable.