715.1715/181: Telegram

The Chargé in Honduras ( Spencer ) to the Secretary of State

68. Your cipher telegram 53, October 1, 4 p.m. [October 4, 7 p.m.] The secretary of the special Costa Rican mission returned last night from Nicaragua after a week’s visit where he urged upon the President of Nicaragua the many advantages to be derived from a conference with the President of Honduras.

I visited the President this morning to inquire about the last sentence of the Department’s cablegram of October 1, 4 p.m. [October 4, 7 p.m.] He replied that the President of Nicaragua had already consented to Amapala for the conference and that there is no suitable point upon the boundary near the coast, which is unquestionably true. The President expressed the hope that the President of Salvador also might be induced to join the conference.

I suggest respectfully that the Department spare no effort to bring together these three Presidents at [Amapala?].

Spencer