The Secretary of State to the Minister in Nicaragua (Eberhardt)
Sir: The Department transmits herewith a letter from the President of the United States to the President of Nicaragua which you will deliver personally to the latter. A copy of this letter and a copy of President Diaz’ communication80 to which it replies are enclosed for your information and the files of the Legation.
The Department desires you to consult with President Diaz with regard to the manner in which the aid of the United States may be best rendered for the supervision of the elections and the maintenance of peace and order in Nicaragua until that time, and report in full to the Department, together with your personal recommendations.
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