The Chargé in Liberia (Macy) to the Secretary of State
[Received September 8.]
Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge receipt of the Department’s telegraphic instruction No. 23 of July 29, 5 P.M. concerning appointments under the new loan agreement of September 1, 1926.
The note directed to be handed to the Liberian Secretary of State by the instruction under acknowledgment was delivered to His Excellency Secretary Barclay in person the morning of August 2, 1927. A copy thereof is enclosed.34 A communication was then addressed to Mr. de la Rue, asking him to notify the Department of nominations made under the provisions of Article IX of the loan agreement of September 1, 1926.34
Mr. de la Rue was formally commissioned as Financial Adviser by the Liberian Government on June 27, 1927, his letter so stating, and also transmitting names of nominees for the positions of Supervisor of Customs and Supervisor of Internal Revenue is attached, in duplicate.
With regard to contracts of Major Staten and Captain Outley, these officers are, as the Department understands, not affected by the new loan until after the expiration of their present contracts.
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