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

83. Department’s 46, April 2, 1 p.m. Brigade commander reports that there has been absolutely no friction along the frontier. He states that majority of followers of Salgado and Ortez are Hondurans and when hard pressed by marines these men cross into Honduras and their many friends there immediately report to Tegucigalpa that marines have invaded Honduras. He reports that General Mendoza is the only Honduran leader who is cooperating with marines.

Repeated to Tegucigalpa.