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The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Argentina (Bliss)5

44. Department leaves to you and the Minister at Montevideo full discretion in the matter of rendering good offices to Argentina and Uruguay and Depart, will take no action except on your suggestion.

Admiral Hamlet, Commandant of the Coast Guard, states that vessels may remain at Montevideo if necessary for a week or 10 days after their scheduled departure on July 20, and that the commanding officer, Commander Jones, has entire discretion to comply with your request to that effect.

Keep Department informed of developments.

  1. The same, mutatis mutandis, July 19, to the Minister in Uruguay.