The Minister in Liberia ( Walton ) to the Secretary of State
[Received December 16—2:30 p.m.]
75. Department’s telegram No. 37, December 11, 3 p.m.17 In connection with the Department’s instruction No. 61, November 15, Liberian Government accepts counterproposals but desires to know whether or no article 14 implies to waive port and harbor dues on American vessels calling at Liberian ports and vice versa. If it does not, Liberian Government is ready to conclude and sign commercial treaty.