832.30/63: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Brazil (Morgan)

100. Your 76, July 24th, 12 noon.

The invitation has now been received from the Brazilian Embassy. The Navy Department states it is most happy to nominate Admiral Vogelgesang for head of mission. Further information regarding additional officers will be furnished later.5 Navy Department states Admiral Vogelgesang cannot leave for 3 weeks. He will therefore accompany Secretary of State as his special aide during stay of mission.6

  1. The Ambassador was informed, in the Department’s telegram no. 118, Aug. 18, 1922, 4 p.m. (not printed), that it had been decided to make no other assignments to the naval mission until Admiral Vogelgesang had consulted with the Brazilian authorities.
  2. Special mission of friendship to Rio de Janeiro during the centenary celebration of Brazilian independence; see pp. 656 ff.