File No. 714.1515/38
The Minister of Guatemala to the Secretary of State
Washington, December 5, 1917.
Excellency: Rerfering to your excellency’s esteemed note of the 16th of November last and to my note of the 19th of the same month, I have the honor to enclose to your excellency a copy of the protocol which was recently signed by the representatives of the Governments of Guatemala and Honduras in Tegucigalpa, about the matter of the boundary dispute between the two countries.
As the National Assembly of Honduras will open its ordinary session in January and the one of Guatemala in March, if your excellency would be good enough to recommend, as requested by me in my note, that the protocol be made effective as soon as possible, an important step will undoubtedly have been carried out to maintain the friendly relations between the two countries.
Thanking your excellency beforehand for anything that your excellency may kindly do in the matter, I avail [etc.]