Messersmith, G.S., Havana. To Sumner Welles, Washington.

Author(s)Messersmith, George S. (George Strausser), 1883-1960.en_US
Temporal1940 April 20en_US
Date Accessioned2011-06-15T18:18:56Z
Date Available2011-06-15T18:18:56Z
Publication Date1940-04-20en_US
DescriptionSending to Department with Despatch No. 185, translated copy of Memorandum left by [Pedro] Martinez Fraga; told him U.S. could take no cognizance of memorandum officially; neither U.S. Government nor Cuban Government could be party to any such transaction between Cuban growers and U.S. refiners, and made it clear that Cuban interests would be damaged if knowledge of memorandum became general; Fraga seemed impressed by claim of refiners as expressed in memorandum that they could control 260 votes in House; told Fraga he should know attitude of people and U.S. Administration on certain lobbies; believes Fraga may be slipping; his plans seem uncertain; giving dinner on May 7 for Secretary of State and Mrs. [Miguel Angel] Campa; invited Fraga, but he said he may be in Washington.en_US
Physical MediumTyped Letter Copy, 2 p.en_US
CollectionMSS 109en_US
Other Identifier1350-00en_US
PublisherUniversity of Delaware Library, Museums and Pressen_US
KeywordsMessersmith, George S. (George Strausser), 1883-1960.en_US
TitleMessersmith, G.S., Havana. To Sumner Welles, Washington.en_US
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