824.00/62: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Minister in Bolivia (Maginnis)

47. Your July 17, 3 p.m., and July 18, 3 p.m.2

The Department desires to impress upon you the necessity of exercising utmost discretion in communicating with revolutionary Government. Your dealing with Junta should be limited to entirely unofficial and informal intercourse, and you should confine your representations to questions affecting the interests of the United States and the security of American life and property, bearing in mind the fact that the Government of the United States has not as yet recognized the revolutionary Government as being even a de facto government.

Report immediately any recognition of revolutionary Government by any other government.

  1. Latter not printed.