816.01/238: Telegram

The Chargé in El Salvador (McCafferty) to the Secretary of State

101. The de facto Under Secretary of Foreign Affairs informed me that France has recognized the Martínez government by means of a note dated August 7th and presented September 19th, addressed by the French Foreign Minister to the Salvadoran Minister for Foreign Affairs, requesting the recognition of the French Chargé d’Affaires and Consul here and authorizing the latter to sign treaties with the Salvadoran government.

Today the French Chargé d’Affaires and the Salvadoran Foreign Minister signed two treaties, one extending for 5 years the present Zaldivar-Delcassé Commercial Treaty and the other giving protection to regional names of products.29

  1. British and Foreign State Papers, vol. cxxxv, pp. 506 and 507; the dates of signature are given therein as September 20, 1932.