File No. 816.001Q4/1.

The Acting Secretary of State to the Minister of Salvador.

Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your note of the 23rd ultimo, with which you enclose an autograph letter from Dr. Alfonso Quiñonez M., announcing to the President his assumption of the Chief Magistracy of the Republic of Salvador, by reason of the leave of absence granted to Señor Don Carlos Melendez by the National Assembly.

I have taken pleasure in forwarding the letter to the President, whose reply will be delivered through the American Minister at San Salvador.

Accept [etc.]

Robert Lansing