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The Secretary of State to the Minister in the Dominican Republic ( Schoenfeld )

13. Your despatch 3546 of October 2, 1936. Please call on Foreign Minister and leave with him a note in which you should point out that in accordance with the provisions of the modus vivendi between the Dominican Republic and the United States, signed at Washington September 25, 1924, the American Government confidently expects that American goods similar in character to the products of the French firms mentioned in paragraphs 2 to 7, inclusive, of Annex B, Modus Vivendi forming part of the Franco-Dominican Trade Agreement will receive equal treatment with the aforementioned French products as respects reduction or abolition of internal revenue taxes.