The Ambassador in Cuba (Norweb) to the Secretary of State

No. 746

Sir: I have the honor to refer to the Department’s Instruction No. 38 of August 23, 194530 and to subsequent correspondence with regard [Page 915] to the transfer to the Cuban Government of the Naval Air Facility at La Fé.

Through an exchange of notes with the Ministry of State on December 20, 194533 the formal transfer of the Facility in question was effected.

A copy of my note in the premises as well as a copy of the note received from the Ministry of State and translation thereof are attached as enclosures with this despatch.

Respectfully yours,

For the Ambassador:
H. Bartlett Wells

Second Secretary of Embassy
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