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The Chargé in Nicaragua (Dennis) to the Secretary of State

142. After two days conference with me Liberal junta informs me it desires to attend conference on the basis of the Department’s telegram of September 11, 1 p.m., authorizing my good offices, and is sending a mission of Federico Sacasa, Mariano Arguello, Benjamin Abaunza to Guatemala to talk with Juan B. Sacasa.mission should leave in a day or two and conference be possible first or second week October. … It is clear now Liberals have poor military leaders and organization and resumption of hostilities would probably result in further useless disaster for them and country.