417.11 R 55/4
The Secretary of State to the Minister in Nicaragua (Eberhardt)
Sir: The Department refers to your despatch No. 372, of March 4, 1927,59 in which you stated that pursuant to the Department’s instruction No. 196, of January 27, last,59 you suggested to the Nicaraguan foreign office that the law enacted by the Nicaraguan Legislature on December 1, 1926, providing for the creation of a Mixed Claims Commission to adjudicate claims against Nicaragua arising out of the recent revolutionary disturbances in that country be amended so that the proposed Commission will have jurisdiction over personal injury claims.
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In the circumstances, the Department would be particularly gratified if the law of December 1, 1926, should be amended so that the proposed Commission would have jurisdiction over personal injury claims. Therefore, the Department desires that you follow this matter closely and energetically with a view to obtaining the desired amendment.
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