033.1120 H 87/11: Telegram

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

109. Your 89, August 12, noon.

Such entertainments as I may give at Rio will be held in honor of Brazil and its Centennial of Independence and will not be in the nature of the celebration of an American anniversary. It would be discourteous, therefore, to omit inviting any of Brazil’s guests such as the Mexican and Greek Special Ambassadors or even resident diplomats. They should, therefore, be included in invitations to any entertainments I may give in honor of the Centenary to which all other Special Representatives to the Centenary and resident diplomats are invited. This would in no way imply recognition of the Governments of those two countries.