611.2131/267: Telegram

The Chargé in Colombia (Washington) to the Secretary of State

115. Department’s 74, December 29, 3 p.m. General confusion existing today in Colombian executive circles makes it advisable to postpone conversations regarding commercial treaty for several days.

For my information in conversations, please inform me whether the Colombian Government was given to understand that United States Federal Government could and would prevent the imposition of municipal sales taxes on coffee under the terms of the agreement of December 15th, 1933.