853.51/245: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Chargé in Portugal (Carroll)

37. Department’s telegrams 32, August 6, 6 p.m., and 35, September 4, 7 p.m.:4

You are instructed to continue representations and to press for early and favorable decision.

Department is not clear as to whether paragraph 2, Article 2, of decree 9761 means that British bondholders are to receive the actual amount of sterling specified on the coupons.

Cable report on this point.

  1. No. 35 not printed.