715.1715/206: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Chargé in Costa Rica (Thurston)

39. Department informed that during the last week Nicaraguan Government has had strong suspicions that a concerted movement was on foot to cause an uprising there. … Department informed further that a telegram of warning was sent by the Government of Costa Rica to the President of Nicaragua stating that a revolutionary band of about 80 men were preparing to invade Nicaragua from Costa Rica. Nicaraguan Government is also experiencing trouble with invasion by small body of men from Honduras and has sent military forces to both Honduran and Costa Rican frontiers.

You will endeavor to verify the statements made above with reference to Costa Rica and report by cable as to whether or not, in your opinion, Costa Rica is taking proper measures to prevent her neutrality being violated.