The Minister in Costa Rica (Sack) to the Secretary of State
[Received September 7—10 a.m.]
48. Referring to Department’s telegram No. 35, September 4, 6 p.m., Foreign Minister in note dated today says that:
“I am pleased to confirm to you what I had the honor to state in my personal letter of the 21st of July last, that is to say, that my Government has no objection to opportunely initiating conversations with that of the United States for the negotiation of a new commercial agreement.”
Copy and translation of personal letter referred to form enclosures to my despatch No. 345 of July 23rd.9 Following receipt of note late today the Foreign Minister called at the Legation to personally assure me that he and his Government are anxious to negotiate treaty which will be of maximum advantage to both nations.
Foreign Minister also states his Government is agreeable to public notice being given of intention to negotiate new agreement.
- Not printed.↩