The Secretary of State to the Minister in Colombia ( Caffery )

No. 221

Sir: The Department refers to your telegram No. 30 of March 4, and previous correspondence concerning petroleum legislation pending in Colombia, and desires to inform you that it has noted with great satisfaction the diligence, tact and discretion which have characterized your informal efforts to assist in bringing about the solution of the delicate and intricate questions involved. The Department is pleased to commend you for your part in the successful termination of a matter of such importance to American interests.

Very truly yours,

For the Secretary of State:
Francis White