File No. 534/22.

The Acting Secretary of State to the Argentine Minister.


Your telegram of 24th received yesterday. Upon request of Argentine minister at La Paz, communicated through American minister, Mr. Stutesman, was cabled July 22, to take custody of Argentine legation and exert good offices for Argentine citizens and interests during suspension of relations. A similar request on behalf of Bolivian interests in Argentina was received at the same time from American minister at Buenos Aires, who was instructed in like manner the same day. He has explained the situation fully to Argentine minister for foreign affairs, and the requested permission has been granted.

Huntington Wilson.