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56 STAT.] NICARAGUA-INTER-AMERICAN HIGHWAY-APR. 8, 1942 My Government is gratified that through this cooperative under- taking it will be possible to complete the Inter-American Highway through Nicaragua. Transportation facilities will be improved, new lands and new natural resources developed, additional markets opened, and local economic conditions benefitted through the useful expendi- ture of money which this project envisages. Both of our countries should happily profit therefrom. I sincerely trust that the highway will serve not only as a link to increase material intercourse between our nations but also as another bond in the close friendship which unites us. Accept, Excellency, the renewed assurances of my highest consid- eration. SUMNER WELLES Acting Secretary of State of the United States of America His Excellency Dr. MARIANO ARGUELLO, Minister of ForeignAfairs of Nicaragua. 1847