883.5122/3: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Minister in Egypt (Gunther)

42. Your despatch No. 252, August 26,41 regarding Gaffir Tax. In view of the eradication of the irregularities in the administration of this tax in the interior which existed in 1924 you may, if and when the other Powers enjoying capitulatory rights in Egypt consent to the collection of this tax from their nationals, inform the Egyptian Government that this Government consents to the collection of the Gaffir tax from its nationals resident in Egypt effective from the date when notice of this Government’s consent is given to the Egyptian Government.

  1. Despatch not printed; for its enclosure, see supra.