The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Italy (Johnson)
Sir: In a despatch from our Legation at Quito there are transmitted several clippings from Ecuadorean newspapers of May 4, 1920,7 in which it is reported that the “Accorsi Contract” has been approved by the Italian Parliament.
Referring to Mr. Jay’s despatch No. 1581, of April 14, 1920, in regard to this same matter, the Department requests you to endeavor to obtain and transmit to it a copy and translation of the reported Act of Parliament, together with a copy and translation of the Accorsi project.
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- Only the clippings have been found in Department files.↩