837.73/4a: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Chargé in Cuba (White)

106. The Department is informed that the President of Cuba has recently authorized the Secretary of the Interior to grant a concession to the Western Union Telegraph Company to lay a cable from Cojimar to the island of Barbados. You are instructed to telegraph as soon as possible the date of the Executive Decree containing this authorization and to inform Department whether concession to the Company has actually been granted.