823.30/17: Telegram

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

81. Navy Department has now designated a naval mission to proceed to Peru in conformity with request of Peruvian Government.20 Head of Mission is Commander Frank B. Freyer. Other members of mission in the order of their rank are as follows: Commander Lewis D. Causey, former Commander Charles G. Davy and former Lieutenant Paul Fitzsimons, the two latter being from the resigned list. They are sailing by steamship Santa Elisa from New York August 25th. All except Causey are married and accompanied by their wives.

  1. In accordance with Act of Congress, June 5, 1920 (41 Stat. 1056).