818.51/4–1045: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Costa Rica (Johnson)

140. From Rockefeller.19 Reurlet March 27.20 Nature of Fernando Soto Harrison’s mission was to ascertain informally position of this Government toward extension of present credit21 and additional 3 million dollars making total of 5 million dollars with extension of payment date of original loan for a longer period. We will try to work out some satisfactory solution that will help him meet his problem. In view of presence of Finance Minister at San Francisco Conference,22 this subject might well be discussed with Costa Rican Minister of Finance and with appropriate officials of this Government at San Francisco. [Rockefeller.]

  1. Nelson A. Rockefeller, Assistant Secretary of State for American Republic. Affairs.
  2. Not printed.
  3. The $2,000,000 loan of July 9, 1942.
  4. United Nations Conference on International Organization, San Francisco, California, April 25–June 26, 1945. For documentation concerning this Conference, see vol. i, pp. 1 ff.