824.00/6–1546: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Chargé in Bolivia (Adam)


331. Representatives AP, UP and Grace have asked us express to you their appreciation your assistance (second paragraph urtel 535 and urtel 533).

For your confidential information we have recommended to Grace their company immediately dispatch responsible official American citizen to La Paz to take temporary charge and to investigate charges political activity by Grace Bolivian personnel. In latter connection Grace informed that while in absence proof we assumed no political activity their personnel we would view any such activity with extreme disfavor (see Dept press release of December 11, 1945 regarding attitude participation American companies in local political affairs).