File No. 714.1515/23
Minister Leavell to the Secretary of State
Guatemala , August 7, 1917, 5 p.m.
Your instruction number 159, of July 6 last. Before I could find opportunity to present this matter to the President, he sent the Minister for Foreign Affairs to inform me that the Honduran authorities having moved in this matter, he was sending to Honduras a special representative to treat of it in the hope that it can be amicably arranged. The Minister for Foreign Affairs will communicate further with me.