File No. 714.1515/6

The Secretary of State to Minister Ewing


Your February 19, 9 a.m. Government of Guatemala has informed Department that an armed force of Honduran troops has entered territory claimed by Guatemala but which is in dispute between the two Governments.

You will investigate and report by cable as to exact situation of territory referred to giving, if possible, full details as to number of troops which took part in this movement.