817.48 Earthquake of 1931/17: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Minister in Nicaragua ( Hanna )

27. The American Red Cross requests you to express its deepest sympathy to President Moncada.

With reference to Beaulac’s comment6 regarding insufficiency of the $10,000 already advanced by the Red Cross you are informed that Mr. Swift will make recommendations with respect to further requirements. In utilizing this sum draw separate drafts and render separate account.

The Department extends its deepest sympathy to the members of the Legation.

  1. See telegram received April 1, 1:40 a.m., from the Chargé in Nicaragua; p. 783.