824.00/171 supp.: Telegram

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

6. Department’s January 31, 5 p.m.

You are instructed to inform the Government of Bolivia on February 9th, that the President has determined to recognize the Government of Bolivia as the Constitutional Government of that Republic. You may, at the same time, express to the Minister for Foreign Affairs the gratification caused this Government by the resumption of the friendly relations which have so long continued between the two Republics. The Department understands that recognition will be extended to Bolivia on the same day by the Governments of Argentina and Brazil.

Colby