882.635 Neep/15: Telegram

The Minister in Liberia ( Walton ) to the Secretary of State

61. President today sent message to Legislature asking immediate consideration of initialed Neep Agreement. Gave 11 reasons for favorable action. Said Government first made overtures to company. Numerous amendments expected to be adopted including provisions against undesirable participation. Swedish engineers have arrived with three trucks and machinery. Promoters claim to have secured necessary funds.

Walton