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The Consul General at Callao-Lima (Handley) to the Acting Secretary of State

Provisional President Leguia’s Cabinet, headed by Doctor Meliton Porras formerly Minister for Foreign Affairs during Leguia’s former administration, is composed of highly esteemed statesmen and business men who enjoy national respect. All the provinces have accepted new Government including the military and naval authorities. Alfonso Pezet, formerly Peruvian Minister to the United States, will probably be named Ambassador to the United States. He will arrive here July 10th. This afternoon Government established censor[ship] on foreign cables.