811.79682/68: Airgram

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

A–1. Referring to the Department’s airgram A–35, November 27, 1943, 6:30 p.m., the Liberian Government would not be unfavorable to according Pan American Airways exemptions of taxation with respect to all materials, supplies and equipment for the construction, use and operation of airports of the United States for the duration of the war and 6 months thereafter. However, the Liberian Government does not see its way clear to grant exemptions of taxation on materials and supplies imported into Liberia for the personal use of civilian personnel and the families of Pan American Airways.