825.6362/25: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Chile (Collier)

58. Department informed by American interests that Chilean Government is paying little attention to protests made by their representative, Mr. Seibert, against the coal bill, which has already been approved by the Joint Committee of Congress. Department had hoped that no definite action would be taken pending the receipt of full report which it understands Chilean Ambassador, following conferences in New York, is making to President Ibañez. Please investigate and cable briefly report on present situation.