The Minister in Nicaragua (Hanna) to the Secretary of State
[Received December 8—9:10 a.m.]
232. My telegram No. 220, November 25, 2 p.m.69 With one or two minor exceptions all officers have been commissioned for the higher grades in the Guardia and are at their posts. Orders have been issued [Page 908] for the Americans now serving as officers of the Guardia to be concentrated, from western Nicaragua to the cities on the railroads, and from eastern Nicaragua to Bluefields and Puerto Cabezas, on or about December 15. Commands of posts, districts, departments and areas will pass to Nicaraguan officers on the respective dates of their evacuation by American officers.
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