723.2515/538: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Consul at Tacna (Cameron)

The Department has received information to the effect that the Chilean Government is recruiting and creating the precedent that Peruvians born in Tacna and Arica during the period of occupation be incorporated in the Chilean Army, and that the Chilean Government for some weeks has been constructing roads up to the present frontier. Discreetly investigate these reports and cable Department as to their accuracy.