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Boundary dispute between Costa Rica and Panama; award made by the Chief Justice of the United States; refusal of Panama to accept the award; acceptance by Costa Rica of the good offices of the United States tendered to both parties 5

5. Continued from For. Rel. 1911, pp. 674677.

Note.—In pursuance of the joint letter (printed in For. Rel. 1911, p. 677) addressed to Chief Justice White by the Ministers of Costa Rica and Panama on July 31, 1911, accepting the conditions (Id. 676) on which he would be willing to serve as arbitrator, Mr. Justice White undertook the arbitration of the boundary dispute.

On September 12, 1914, the arbitrator rendered his opinion and decision, the text of which will be found, post, inclosed with the communication from the Legation of Costa Rica dated November 7, 1914.


[1736] The President of Costa Rica to the President.

File No. 718.1915/211.


[1737] Minister Price to the Secretary of State.

File No. 718.1915/212.


[1738] [Untitled]

File No. 718.1915/213.


[1739] [Untitled]

File No. 718.1915/215.


[1740] The Minister of Panama to the Secretary of State.

File No. 718.1915/222.


[1741] Chargé Cresson to the Secretary of State.

File No. 718.1915/218.


[1742] The Minister of Costa Rica to the Secretary of State.

File No. 718.1915/223.


[1743] The Acting Secretary of State to the Minister of Costa Rica.

File No. 718.1915/223.


[1744] Chargé Cresson to the Secretary of State.

File No. 718.1915/225.


[1745] The Minister of Costa Rica to the Secretary of State.

File No. 718.1915/226.


[1746] The Secretary of State to Chargé Cresson.

File No. 718.1915/226a.


[1747] Chargé Cresson to the Secretary of State.

File No. 718.1915/224.


[1748] Chargé Cresson to the Secretary of State.

File No. 718.1915/227.


[1749] The Secretary of State to the Minister of Costa Rica.

File No. 718.1915/226.


[1750] Minister Hale to the Secretary of State.

File No. 718.1915/230.


[1751] The Minister of Costa Rica to the Secretary of State.

File No. 718.1915/229.


[1752] The Legation of Panama to the Department of State .

File No. 718.1915/228.


[1753] Minister Rale to the Secretary of State.

File No. 718.1915/232.


[1754] The Department of State to the Legation of Panama.

File No. 718.1915/228.