File No. 714.1515/16a
The Secretary of State to Minister Leavell
Washington, March 3, 1917, 4 p.m.
Department has been informed by Government of Guatemala that armed force of Honduran troops has invaded territory claimed by Guatemala but which is apparently in dispute between the two Governments.
You will investigate and report by cable full details as to this invasion, paying special attention to the territory invaded and number of troops sent by Honduras.