The Peruvian Appointed Ambassador ( Pezet ) to the Secretary of State


Mr. Secretary: By direction of my Government I have the honor to place in Your Excellency’s hands, the autograph letter5 of His Excellency the President of the Republic of Peru, Senor Don Augusto B. Leguia, to His Excellency the President of the United States of America informing him that he assumed the Executive Power October 12, 1919, on the strength of the election made by the people and upon taking the oath required by law before the Legislative Chambers convened in National Assembly.

In delivering the said autograph letter to the august addressee, I beg you to add my very sincere wishes to those formulated by His Excellency the President of Peru that the relations between our countries be drawn as close as possible and that the Government of this great Nation may extend its powerful aid to that which has just been inaugurated in my country.

I avail myself [etc.]

F. A. Pezet
  1. File translation revised.
  2. Not printed.