823.30/1: Telegram

The Chargé in Peru (Smith) to the Secretary of State

Legation’s October 22, 10 a.m.19

President today asked me to ascertain if my Government would permit naval commission come to Peru for the purpose of directing and reorganizing Peruvian Navy.

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Also brought up the question of United States furnishing Marine police for Callao. He stated that Foreign Office would, within short time, make official request for above mentioned services.

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