814.01/34: Telegram

The Minister in Costa Rica (Eberhardt) to the Secretary of State

2. Department’s circular of January 3, 3 p.m. The President being ill and the Minister for Foreign Affairs absent, at my request the Private Secretary of the President discussed matter with his Chief who states that from his knowledge of the case he is disposed to recognize Andrade. He has communicated with Costa Rican Minister at Guatemala. Minister for Foreign Affairs returned today, is conferring with the President and promises me definite statement this afternoon which I will promptly cable.