The Ambassador in Argentina (Riddle)57 to the Secretary of State
[Received September 17.]
Sir: This afternoon the Minister for Foreign Affairs sent word he would like to call on me at 4.30 and on his arrival at that hour he handed me a short document in Spanish—a copy and translation of which are herewith enclosed. This memorandum constitutes a summing up of the communications exchanged between the governments [Page 283] of Bolivia and Paraguay relative to the disputed question of the limitation of their frontiers and indicates a disposition on the part of both governments to submit the question to the arbitration of the United States.
The Foreign Minister in handing me this paper said that the President of Paraguay requested me to forward it to my government at Washington.
I have [etc.]