831.00/10–2845: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Venezuela ( Corrigan )

700. We have discussed at some length with officials of petroleum companies having interests in Venezuela assurances described urtel 1009, October 28, 5 p.m., and we feel it would be helpful if as soon [Page 1417] after recognition as may be convenient you were to take occasion to thank Señor Betancourt for assurances mentioned.

Byrnes