832.796/805: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Brazil (Caffery)

395. For Harding from Weld.92

“The purchase of the seven Lati planes and equipment has been approved by Defense Supplies Board for amount of $300,000. If less than all the planes are sold, offer applies pro rata. Ten thousand dollars for expenses in this connection has been allowed by the Board. The certified resolution and a power of attorney are being sent to you. Funds can be made available on short notice for you in Rio bank.”

  1. Edward M. Weld, member of the United States Military Mission in Brazil.