File No. 817.51/898
The Secretary of State to Minister Jefferson
Washington, February 27, 1917, 5 p.m.
Your February 23, 3 p.m. Formation of commission by passage of law satisfactory to Department. It considers that Minister of Finance, Lindberg and Paxton to be third, will also be satisfactory. Commission should immediately commence its labors and Paxton will leave for Managua in near future.