File No. No. 815.156/3

The Minister in Salvador ( Long ) to the Secretary of State


Department’s September 29, 5 [6] p.m.1 Returned Salvadorean territory October 13. While in Tegucigalpa, Messrs. Ewing, Casey, and I had interview with the President, who stated that Honduras was free to act, did not favor San Lorenzo as port, but said if Americans desired to build a port on Sacate Grande and connect same with Capital by road, tram, or railroad, said company could collect same tariffs as Germans now do until reimbursed for their outlay, when different arrangements could be made.

  1. “Department sees no objection to your going to Honduras [with Mr. Casey] should you deem it advisable.” (File No. 815.156/2.)