817.00 Woodward Electoral Mission/107: Telegram

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

107. Your 60, June 23, 5 p.m. Admiral Woodward transmits the following personal telegram to the Secretary of State:

“I acknowledge with thanks your very courageous [courteous?] message of the 23rd instant which came through the American Legation and appreciate the confidence you have expressed in my work. I realize of course the many obstacles encountered which made it impossible to furnish me with the proper personnel for electoral and security purposes. Nevertheless I shall endeavor to carry out zealously and loyally and to a successful end the plan finally adopted, looking to the State Department for such support as may be needed from time to time.”