810.79611 Tri Motors Safety Airways/230

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in France ( Edge )

No. 223

Sir: Reference is made to your despatch No. 561 of May 21st, 1930, confirming the fact that by a note dated May 17th from the French Ministry for Foreign Affairs, temporary permission has been accorded the planes belonging to the Pan American Airways and the New York, Rio and Buenos Aires Line to fly over and land in the French Colonies of Guadeloupe, Martinique and French Guiana.

I have now received requests from the Pan American Airways, Incorporated, and the New York, Rio and Buenos Aires Line, Incorporated, [Page 64] that application be made to the French Government for this permission to be extended another three months as from August 15th, the expiration date of the present permission.

You are requested, therefore, to apply for a three months renewal of the permission granted these two companies on or before July 15th in accordance with the second paragraph of the note dated May 17th, from the Ministry for Foreign Affairs.

I am [etc.]

For the Secretary of State:
Francis White