The Chargé in Peru (Smith) to the Secretary of State
[Received October 28—4 a.m.]
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.[Page 368]
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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