875.01/244: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Minister in Albania (Grant-Smith)


41. Legation’s 59, June 22, and Department’s 39, June 23 [24]. Department records do not show receipt of any message from Fan Noli either through consul of Albania at New York or from any other source.

Your suggestion that you should impress upon present regime the importance attached by this Government to prompt and vigorous action for the punishment of those responsible for the murder of Coleman and De Long is approved.

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In its telegram 39 of June 23 [24], the Department answered inquiry in final sentence of your telegram. Telegraph promptly if you feel that additional instructions are needed on this point.