The Minister in Honduras ( Erwin ) to the Secretary of State
[Received 9:06 p.m.]
81. Reference Legation’s telegram No. 80, March 30. United Fruit Company proposes that its Boston office arrange with Federal Reserve Bank the exportation from the United States $500,000 in United [Page 388] States 50-and 10-cent pieces possibly by plane from Miami. Banco Atlántida proposes arranging with its New Orleans office exportation of $250,000 in the same manner. Swinnerton, McClure, Vinnell, Inter-American Highway contractors, plan to make arrangements for exportation of at least $250,000 through their San Francisco office. These exportations to be made within a few days. Urgently request Treasury make every effort to assist these shipments.