817.00/4604: Telegram

The Minister in Nicaragua (Eberhardt) to the Secretary of State

51. Sunday morning Admiral Latimer landed forces as outlined in our cables sent from aboard U. S. S. Milwaukee Saturday.36 He is doubtless keeping the Department posted through the Navy Department regarding their disposition. He has ordered an armed squad with a machine gun on every train between Managua and Corinto and plans to place marine guard in the Managua fortress La Loma on February 23rd. This Legation has no indications of other changes in the local political or military situation.

  1. February 19; cables not found in Department files.