The Secretary of State to the Minister in Ecuador ( Hartman )
5. Department advised that Ecuadorean Congress will make no provision for payment of Association’s debts beyond those of local [Page 897] banks and vale 34 holders regardless of promises made by the President to special representative of Mercantile Bank of the Americas. You should make discreet inquiry and inform Department.
- Vouchers or receipts, having the character of promissory notes, for cacao delivered to the Association by the growers.↩