745K.13/3–2752: Telegram

The Consul at Accra (Cole) to the Department of State

135. Re mytel 132,1 twenty-fifth. Nkrumah requests following message from him be conveyed to the Secretary.

“I must tell you Mr. Secretary of State, how very much my colleagues and I have appreciated the cordiality of your message conveyed to me yesterday by the American Consul.

“It is with a sober consciousness of increased responsibility towards the Gold Coast and the world outside that I have taken up my duties in this new office.

“I can assure you that I shall always endeavor to foster the friendly relations which exist between our peoples”.

  1. Not printed; it indicated that the message contained in telegram 96, supra, was delivered on Mar. 25. (745K.13/3–2552)