817.1051/627: Telegram

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

43. Department’s instruction No. 346 of April 16 and Legation’s telegram 62 of April 19. Navy Department has arranged to retain Colonel Matthews in command of the Guardia until American officers are withdrawn. Please so inform Nicaraguan Government in reply to its note of April 1, 1932.57

Express to Colonel Matthews the Department’s appreciation for his sacrifice and cooperation.

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