The Panaman Minister (Alfaro) to the Secretary of State

No. D–370

Mr. Secretary: With reference to Article II of the treaty entered into between Panama and the United States on July 28 of the present year, I wish to ask, in the name of my Government, what are the provisions satisfactory to the Government of the United States which should be taken by the Government of Panama to reimburse the Government of the United States for the cost of construction of the roads north of Alhajuela in excess of the sum of $1,250,000, which construction is referred to in the above-mentioned Article of the Treaty.

I avail myself [etc.]

R. J. Alfaro