817.00 Bandit Activities, 1931/237: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Chargé in Nicaragua (Beaulac)

175. American Consul, Bluefields, telegraphed September 1151 he has informed you of reported death sentences imposed on two bandits following court martial by Guardia. See Department’s January 16, 1930, 6 p.m., January 17, 1930, 5 p.m. and January 29, 4 p.m., and [Page 870]endeavor to see to it that death sentences if imposed are not carried out.

Advise what action subsequent to Legation’s No. 1328, February 18, 1930, has been taken by Nicaraguan Government to establish civil courts adequate to deal with cases involving banditry.

Stimson
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