File No. 813.00/862
Minister Ewing to the Secretary of State
Tegucigalpa, August 27, 1917, 8 a.m.
Costa Rica’s and Salvador’s telegraphic acceptance Honduras proposed plan to broaden scope of convention to include the consideration of formation of a Central American Union accepted here with marked enthusiasm. Special envoy from Guatemala is here.
Strong probability of alliance between Salvador and Honduras resulting in free trade between these two countries, greatly desired by Salvador.