811.20 Defense(M)/12428: Telegram

The Minister in Costa Rica (Scotten) to the Secretary of State

214. Referring to the Department’s No. 153 of February 26, 9 p.m. The Memorandum of Understanding concerning the cinchona plantation to be established in Costa Rica was signed this morning by myself acting for the Defense Supplies Corporation, and the Minister of Agriculture acting for the Costa Rican Government.

All the amendments embodied in the Department’s telegram under reference are included in the Memorandum of Understanding as signed.21

  1. Certified copies of the English and Spanish texts of the signed Memorandum of Understanding were transmitted to the Department by the Minister in Costa Rica in his despatch No. 1526 of March 13, 1943 (not printed).