813.00 Tacoma/1

The Chargé in Salvador (Hewes) to the Secretary of State

No. 211

Sir: I have the honor to refer to my despatch No. 194 of August 31st last50 with which there were enclosed a copy and translation of an identic note of the Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs to the Government[s] of Costa Rica and Guatemala inviting them to adhere to the Tacoma Convention signed by El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua on August 20th.

Under date of the 22nd instant, Doctor Avila51 sent me a copy of the reply of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Guatemala to the [Page 427]invitation, in which he merely expresses the thanks of his Government to that of El Salvador for sending it the text of the Tacoma Convention and states that this important document will be given its fullest consideration.

I have [etc.]

Clarence B. Hewes
  1. Not printed.
  2. Arturo B. Avila, Salvador an Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs.