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The Acting Secretary of State to the Consul at San José ( Chase )

Your September 3, 8 A.M. and September 3, 2 P.M.

Cable Department immediately manner in which Aguilar Barquero became provisional president. If this came about by virtue of a resolution such as referred to in your September 2, 9 A.M. cable text of resolution.

Department’s September 4, 6 P.M. Has Aguilar announced that he will hold elections under old constitution?

Phillips