611.236 Sugar/20: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Peru (Dearing)

51. Your despatch No. 4811, of November 14. Department has no objection to your withholding presentation of memorandum if upon inquiry you are convinced that the Department’s memorandum handed the Peruvian Ambassador has been received by the Peruvian Foreign Office and brought to the attention of the Minister of Foreign Affairs. In case of any doubt you should present the memorandum.

As regards your suggested changes in the memorandum, it is to be noted that the memoranda of the Peruvian Government dated September 7 was presented to the Department and your Embassy in identic form and the Department believes that the reply memoranda should also be identic.