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

No. 437

Sir: I have the honor to transcribe herewith for the information of the Department, the Decree No. 49 of President Diaz calling elections in the Departments and Districts where no such elections were held in 1926 on account of revolution:

(From La Gaceta, Diario Oficial, Managua, June 18, 1927)

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A translation of this Decree follows:

No. 49

The President of the Republic in the use of his powers and in accord with Article 81 of the Constitution,


  • Article 1st: Call elections of Senators and Deputies in those departments and districts where on account of war such elections were not held or remain incomplete.
  • Article 2nd: This Decree also affects the districts and cantons of the Atlantic Coast where there was no voting because those places were occupied by the rebel forces.
  • Article 3rd: Sunday, the Fourth of September of the current year, is set for the day to carry into effect this voting.
  • Article 4th: This Decree will commence to be in force from the date of its insertion in the Gazette, and in the Departments of Leon, Chinandega, EstelĂ­ and Bluefields from its proclamation by Band in the capitals of such departments.

Make public. Presidency. Managua, June 17, 1927. Adolfo Diaz. Minister of the Interior, Ricardo Lopez C.

I have [etc.]

Charles C. Eberhardt