The Minister in Liberia (Hood) to the Secretary of State
[Received May 23.]
Sir: The Legation has the honor to herewith transmit for the information of the Department a Copy of a Memorandum received from the Secretary of State of the Liberian Government, when approached relative to the appointment of a Liberian representative to join with a French commissioner in the delimitation of the Franco-Liberian frontier.
The Commissioner Mr. L. C. Daves has found so many discrepancies in the names and positions, as heretofore agreed upon as [Page 637] bases from which calculations were made, it will not be possible to proceed with delimitation until correct data can be had, and this will not be available until the Boundary Commissioner has completed his work.
I have [etc.]