The Chilean Ambassador ( Mathieu ) to the Secretary of State

No. 255

Mr. Secretary: I have the honor to inform Your Excellency that my Government has designated Señor Don Carlos Aldunate-Solar, formerly Minister of Foreign Affairs, to take charge, together with [Page 368] Señor Ernesto Barros Jarpa, referred to in my note of March 1 of this year, of the defense of the rights of Chile in the arbitration agreed to with Peru by the protocol of July 20, 1922.

Señor Aldunate-Solar is now in Washington and has his office in the office of the Embassy.

In bringing the foregoing to Your Excellency’s knowledge for all pertinent purposes, I take [etc.]

W. Mathieu