File No. 718.1915/189.
The Ministers on Special Mission of Costa Rica and of Panama to the Secretary of State.
Mr. Secretary: Referring to our interview of Thursday the 8th instant in regard to the arbitration of the boundary question between Costa Rica and Panama, of which your excellency is well informed, we have the honor to confirm our request to place in the hands of the honorable the Chief Justice of the United States of America the inclosed note requesting his honor to accept the office of arbitrator upon said boundary question.
With many thanks in advance, we have, etc.,
- J. B. Calvo.
- Belisario Porras.