891.6363 Standard Oil/11: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Minister in Persia (Caldwell)

30. Department’s No. 27 November 17, 7 p.m. Your No. 44, November 26, 11 a.m.6

The Persian Minister at Washington states that Nicholson of Anglo Persian Company is proceeding to Persia to conclude negotiations for Russian concessions in Northern Persia. Make sure that the new Foreign Minister clearly understands the position of this Government and of American companies as outlined in previous instructions. Report to the Department regarding British influence in Cabinet.

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