The Chargé in Liberia (Hibbard) to the Secretary of State
[Received February 16—6:03 a.m.]
23. Department’s telegram number 20, February 9, 11 p.m. I saw President Barclay this morning and left with him a note requesting [Page 710]permission for British use of Roberts Field and Fisherman Lake under conditions outlined by the Department. He has agreed and will let me have his formal assent in a few days.