File No. 4885/6.

The Bolivian Minister to the Secretary of State.


Sir: I have the honor and pleasure of informing your excellency that I have received from my Government advising me that the elections provided by law for the renewal of the executive power were held on the 4th of this month and were conducted in perfect order, resulting in the election of the Hon. Fernando E. Guachalla, my worthy predecessor in this legation, for the term which is to begin on the 6th of August of this year.

The Hon. Eufronio Viscarra and the Hon. Fidel Valdes were also elected first and second vice presidents, respectively.

Your excellency, who takes such an earnest interest in the welfare and advancement of the American Republic, will, I am sure, receive this communication with pleasure.

With the most profound regard, I have, etc.,

I. Calderon.