818.6363 Am 6/114: Telegram

The Chargé in Costa Rica (Thurston) to the Secretary of State

144. My 139, December 14, 10 a.m. British Minister and Costa Rican Government last evening reached an agreement concerning convention requiring approval of Congress under which Amory [Page 668] and Royal Bank claims are to be submitted to arbitration of Chief Justice Taft.25 British Minister left this morning for Panama.

  1. The English text of the amended Alvarado-Bennett convention is printed in British and Foreign State Papers, vol. 116 (1922), p. 438.

    For the award rendered by Chief Justice Taft at Washington, Oct. 18, 1923, see Fallo Arbitral del Chief Justice de los Estados Unidos de America sobre las Reclamaciones del Royal Bank of Canada y de John M. Amory & Son, San José, Costa Rica, Imprenta Nacional, 1924.