The Secretary of State to the Chargé in Salvador ( Muse )
Sir: In his despatch No. 514 of April 7, 1924, Mr. Schuyler stated that he had discussed with the Minister of Foreign Affairs the proposal to enter into an exchange of notes by which this Government and the Government of Salvador would establish unconditional most-favored-nation treatment as between the two countries in commercial matters.
The Department desires that you should discuss this matter again with the appropriate officials of the Government of Salvador, indicating the importance that this Government attaches to the conclusion of a modus vivendi of this nature and stating that similar exchanges of notes have been entered into with Brazil, Czechoslovakia, Nicaragua and Guatemala.8
There is transmitted herewith a draft of a note which you are authorized to present to the Government of Salvador if the latter should accept the proposal to enter into the modus vivendi, and you may informally deliver a copy of the proposed note to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and inform him that you are authorized to sign it upon assurance that you will receive a reply in like terms.
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