882.20/565: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Chargé in Liberia (Wharton)

117. Your 156, May 20, 11 a.m. We have been informed that the new German Consul is scheduled to arrive at Monrovia by Air France plane on May 23, and that the British Legation at Monrovia has been instructed to protest his landing. In view of the considerations advanced in the Department’s No. 113, May 16, 9 p.m., you should make representations similar to those of your British colleague in this matter.