The Minister in Norway (Swenson) to the Secretary of State
[Received May 17.]
Sir: In reply to the Department’s instruction No. 331 of February 16, 1927, with regard to the Polarfront Company’s claim on the Island of Mayen, I have the honor to enclose a translation of a note dated April 30, 1927, from the Norwegian Foreign Office in which it is denied that Mr. Ekerold occupied land in his own name in 1922. The note also states that the Polarfront Company’s fox farms lie partly on land belonging to the Meteorological Institute.
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