The Secretary of State to the Minister in Liberia ( Hood )
35. Your 41, December 15th, 3 P.M.
Department informed that Davis [Daves] and his assistant left Washington for New York December 15th to sail next day by direct Bull Line steamer for Monrovia. They carry chronometers and additional equipment loaned Liberia by this Government.
Department suggests that General Receiver request Liberian Government to ascertain directly from Fiscal Agents their position relative to payment of expenses of boundary survey from assigned revenues in case such payment requires departure from provisions of 1912 Loan Agreement governing disbursement of assigned revenues.