Mr. Hall to
Guatemala , October 17, 1885. (Received November 9.)
Sir: With reference to my dispatch, No. 404, relating to the mission of General Zavala, of Nicaragua, to Guatemala, I have the honor to inclose a copy and translation of his communication, dated the 24th ultimo, [Page 47] in which he reports its satisfactory termination and a settlement of all pending differences between the two Governments.
The most important result of the mission, now that all apprehensions of trouble with Guatemala and Salvador have ceased, is the raising of the state of seige, which has existed in Nicaragua since the promulgagation of Barrios’s union proclamation in March last, and a general amnesty to all Nicaraguans who have been convicted or accused of political offenses. I inclose a copy and translation of the decree. It bears the same date as General Zavala’s communication.
I have, &c.,