800.51 W 89 Latvia/9

The Minister in Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania (Coleman) to the Secretary of State

No. 1186

Sir: Referring to your telegram No. 31 of August 7, 7:00 P.M., instructing me to present notes to the Esthonian, Latvian and Lithuanian Governments concerning the payment of debts owing to the United States Government; I have the honor to transmit herewith a copy of a note4 which I have just received from the Latvian Foreign Office suggesting that negotiations be carried on in Riga with a view to arranging for the settlement of these debts.

I shall await the Department’s further instructions before replying to this note.

I have [etc.]

F. W. B. Coleman
  1. Not printed.