File No. 882.51/642.
The General Receiver to the Secretary of State.
Department’s January 23. Is term “armed guard” intended to include frontier police force? Article 4, section C, no separate customs guard hitherto created. Receivership must abandon American officers and frontier force unless specific authority be given to maintain organization as charge prior to interest. Government unable to provide any funds. Force must be maintained to prevent internal disorders and international complications.