875.6363/22

The Secretary of State to the Vice President of the Sinclair Exploration Company ( A. C. Veatch )

Sir: Reference is made to your letter of April 26, 1922, and to conversations between Mr. Narramore, representing your company, and the Economic Adviser of this Department regarding the negotiations of your company for an oil concession in Albania.

Consul General Blake, formerly Diplomatic Agent and Consul General at Tangier, has been instructed to proceed to Albania and he will extend to your company any assistance which may be possible and appropriate.

It will be helpful to the Department if you will furnish from time to time any information regarding your negotiations in Albania which you feel that you can send consistently with your business interests.

I am [etc.]

For the Secretary of State:
Leland Harrison

Assistant Secretary