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The Minister in Ecuador (Hartman) to the Secretary of State

37. Department’s 22, November 30, 6 p.m. President’s answer received today states that by reason of autonomy of municipality he will not be able to intervene but that he has written the municipality [Page 877] transcribing at the same time the desires of Amsinck and Company and suggesting to the president of the municipality the necessity that the municipality comply with the arrangement.