815.512 Stamp Tax/11

The Chargé in Honduras (Merrell) to the Secretary of State

No. 891

Sir: With reference to the Department’s telegram No. 25 of March 27, 7 P.M. and to the last paragraph of the Legation’s despatch No. 871 of April 29, 1929, I have the honor to transmit herewith a copy and translation of a reply7 to the Legation’s note making representations relative to the deposit of $50,000 required of foreign insurance companies doing business in Honduras by Decree 107 of April 1, 1922. As the Department will note this reply states that instructions have been given to the appropriate Honduran authorities not to require the deposit in question of American insurance companies or their representatives in Honduras.

I have [etc.]

George R. Merrell, Jr.
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