882.124a/87: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Chargé in Liberia (Reber)


70. From Surgeon General Cumming to Surgeon H. F. Smith:

In answer to your telegram dated August 20, in which your recall was suggested, it is advisable for you to continue on the present detail until the financial reorganization has been completed in October. You are, meanwhile, authorized in your discretion to visit at expense of the service neighboring West African countries to observe the local activities for the control of quarantinable diseases and to return not later than the latter part of September to Monrovia.