816.00 Revolutions/1: Telegram

The Minister in El Salvador ( Curtis ) to the Secretary of State

97. Revolution broke out last night and controls the city completely which history shows probably means final success. President is bringing troops from Santa Tecla.1 I am trying to minimize bloodshed.

  1. For correction of this statement, see par. 2 of despatch No. 26, December 15, from the Minister in El Salvador, p. 197.