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

No. 388

Sir: I have the honor to refer to the Department’s telegram no. 58 of September 14, 4 p.m. relative to the request of the President of Honduras that President Coolidge arbitrate the Guatemalan-Honduranean boundary question in place of the late President Harding.

In this connection, I beg to report, as a result of a circumspect inquiry in the course of a conversation with the Minister of Foreign Affairs today, that this Government does not desire any action taken in the matter until after the presidential election in Honduras. …

I have [etc.]

Clarence B. Hewes