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The Acting Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Great Britain (Harvey)


37. Department has received report from our Legation at Lisbon72 that the contract of the Western Union regarding cable landing in the Azores is expected to be issued from the Senate Monday, February 19, and to be sent back to the Chamber in order to have the amendment deleted. Final approval is expected as soon as this is [Page 280] done. The Legation believes it will be extremely helpful to have British pressure withdrawn. Recently this pressure has been renewed with greater intensity.

  1. Telegram no. 8, Feb. 16; not printed.