The Diplomatic Agent and Consul General at Tangier (Blake) to the Acting Secretary of State

No. 477

Sir: I have the honor to transmit to the Department herewith copy of a communication which I have received from the Paris office of the Coudert Brothers,25 enquiring as to the possibility of the waiver of capitulatory rights in Morocco, by an American concern, in compliance with a clause of a contract to be entered into by the latter with a French Company.

The enquiry is stated in self explanatory terms, and I would respectfully solicit an expression of the Department’s opinion as to the tenor of the reply which should be made in the premises to the parties referred to.

I have [etc.]

Maxwell Blake
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