The Guatemalan Minister (Latour) to the Secretary of State

Excellency: I have the honour to acknowledge the receipt of Your Excellency’s esteemed note of the 20th. instant and also of the draft of the Treaty of Friendship, Commerce and Consular Rights which Your Excellency was good enough to send me so that it may be submitted to my Government.

I beg to inform Your Excellency that I sent the draft of the Treaty to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Guatemala by yesterday’s mail with a request that it be studied and any suggestions for minor changes in it be conveyed to me so that I may have the pleasure of taking them up with the Department.

Thanking Your Excellency for Your Excellency’s courtesy in this matter, I avail myself [etc.]5

Francisco Sánchez Latour
  1. These negotiations did not result in the signing of any treaty.