839.51/4831a: Telegram

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

115. I have designated the Honorable Hugh R. Wilson Special Representative of the Secretary of State, with rank of Ambassador, for the purpose of negotiating with appropriate officials of the Government of the Dominican Republic concerning the Convention between the United States and the Dominican Republic providing for the assistance of the United States in the collection and application of the customs revenues of the Dominican Republic, signed at Washington on December 27, 1924.

Mr. Wilson sailed on the Steamship Borinquen from New York on August 15, accompanied by Mr. Harold D. Finley as assistant and Miss Marcella Sheahan as clerk. Please request customs courtesies for the party.

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