File No. 811.33/169

President Viera of Uruguay to President Wilson


I thank Your Excellency for the additional evidence of sincere friendship and high consideration extended to my country in sending [Page 348] to the waters of the Republic the squadron under command of the illustrious Admiral Caperton with the mission, so honoring us, of expressing the sentiments of solidarity of the Government of the Union in consideration of the attitude taken by Uruguay in joining the league of honor constituted in defense of the democratic ideals so gallantly upheld by the people and Government of the United States. On this occasion, I reiterate [etc.]

Feliciano Viera