The Secretary of State to the Chilean Ambassador ( Mathieu )71

Excellency: With reference to my notes of March 13, 1923, and September 17, 1923,72 and in compliance with the agreement made between you and the Peruvian Ambassador regarding the conducting of the arbitration arranged between both parties on July 20, 1922, as set forth in your note No. 53, of March 2, 1923,73 I now have the honor, on behalf of the President, to hand you herewith the case of Peru, in two volumes, and to inform you that there will be a period of three months from today in which to reply thereto, and that this period may be extended for two months more should either party so request.

Accept [etc.]

Charles E. Hughes
  1. The same, mutatis mutandis, to the Peruvian Chargé.
  2. Neither printed.
  3. Not printed; see Department’s instruction of Mar. 21 to the Chargé in Peru.