814.01/37: Telegram

The Minister in Guatemala (Whitehouse) to the Secretary of State

9. Your 3, January 6, 6 p.m. Subject to your approval, I propose to answer the Foreign Office note notifying me of the changes in the Government in the following form. First acknowledge in detail the items of the note and then as follows:

“This information was communicated to my Government and I am now in receipt of instructions to inform Your Excellency that my Government recognizes the change in the Presidency of the Republic and hopes to continue with the Government of Provisional President Reina Andrade the same cordial relations as existed with the Government of President Chacon.[”]