File No. 315.112G75/4

The Secretary of State to Chargé Spencer

No. 119

Sir: The Department has received your No. 368, of October 24, transmitting a note from [to] the Foreign Office in further relation to the assault on Mr. J. W. Grace by the military comandante at Tela.

Your action in making and persisting in representations in regard to this and other anti-American activities of the comandante, resulting in President Bertrand’s promise that he would order his removal from the position of military comandante, is approved by the Department.

I am [etc.]

For the Secretary of State:
Frank L. Polk