821.5151/285: Telegram

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

60. The use of compensation marks by German competitor threatens to deprive American bidders of a contract involving nearly 2 million pesos with the Colombian Government for pipeline for Bogotá waterworks. Full report by air mail today.18

  1. Despatch No. 83, June 19, 1935, not printed. In despatch No. 194, August 16, 1935, the Minister in Colombia reported that the Ministry of Public Works had accepted the bid of American firms (621.6217/23).