817.00 Bandit Activities/479: Telegram

The Chargé in Honduras ( Higgins ) to the Secretary of State

65. Legation’s telegram No. 63, July 18, 11 a.m. General Plata will arrive at San Marcos de Colon on Nicaraguan border tomorrow where he will organize his special border patrol of 25 men and will communicate with Guardia Commander at Ocotal to arrange for cooperation. August 1st he will proceed to Danlí of which he has been appointed Commandant but with special authorization to operate in other jurisdictions. He will thus command special force, Danlí garrison of 25 and 4 frontier posts a total of 70 men.

Details sent by yesterday’s air mail pouch and Legation at Managua informed.