824.50/17: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Minister in Bolivia ( Jenkins )

165. Your 238, September 11, 11 a.m. The Bolivian Minister presented on September 9 a memorandum accepting the plan of August 1 and a letter70a requesting the designation of a mining expert as soon as possible under point 4 thereof.

Instructions are being drafted for Vanderburg, mining expert now at Lima, to proceed as soon as practicable. Selection of the other experts under the program is proceeding and you will be informed promptly of definite progress in this respect.

  1. Letter of September 9, addressed to Laurence Duggan, Adviser on Political Relations, not printed.