No. 543.
Mr. Bayard to Mr. Guzman.

Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your note of the 1st instant, concerning the new treaty concluded between the Governments of Nicaragua and Costa Rica, for the adjustment of their present boundary difficulties, [Page 912] As you correctly surmise, the Department has already been advised of the negotiation of this treaty, and I but express the hope that by whatever means the territorial differences that now exist between those two Republics may be adjusted, the outcome may establish a permanent basis of accord.

Accept, etc.,

T. F. Bayard.