The Secretary of State to the Minister in Ecuador ( Hartman )
Sir: There is transmitted herewith for your information a copy of a letter, dated November 29, 1921, from the Mercantile Bank of the Americas, apprising the Department of an understanding reached between the President of Ecuador and the representative of the bank, with respect to the intentions of the Government of Ecuador in connection with the claims of the bank against the Asociacion de Agricultores.44
In your discretion, you will endeavor to verify these statements as a matter of record, and advise the Department.
I am [etc.]
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