File No. 817.51/917
The Secretary of State to the Chargé d’Affaires of Nicaragua
Washington, April 24, 1917.
Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your note of March 24, by which you communicate to me a request of President Chamorro for my good offices, to the end that the Ethelburga contract be perfected as soon as possible and without making therein any reference to a Financial Adviser to be appointed by the Government of Nicaragua.
In reply I beg to inform you that General Chamorro’s request is receiving the consideration of the Department.