File No. 818.00/194

Mr. Tinoco to President Wilson


I hasten to bring to the knowledge of Your Excellency that to-day I have taken possession in the presence of the National Assembly constituent, of the office of President of the Republic to which I have been called by the free and manifest will of my fellow citizens and it is my most fervent desire to sustain with the Government which Your Excellency so fitly directs the most cordial and sincere relations, and I make an expression of my own sentiments in asking Your Excellency to be pleased to receive for the American Government and people, in the present situation of war in which they are found, a message of devoted and sincere sympathy.

F. Tinoco