The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Peru ( Poindexter )
Washington , November 7, 1923—3 p.m.
39. In view of the favorable attitude shown by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, you will endeavor discreetly to ascertain whether the Peruvian Government has taken any steps to fix a date for the joint submission of the boundary treaty to the Congresses of Colombia and Peru. If there have been none, you should approach President [Page 353] Leguía at your discretion in the sense of the Department’s telegram of October 8, 6 p.m., and report the results by cable.