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The Secretary of State to the Peruvian Ambassador ( Freyre )

Excellency: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of Your Excellency’s courteous communications of July 9 and 12, 1932,6 inquiring under instructions from your Government regarding the possibility of the sale to it by the United States of 300 explosive bombs for bombing airplanes to be delivered at the Canal Zone. My Government has given careful consideration to this request and regrets that the War Department finds it impossible to deplete its reserve stock of bombs at the present time.

Accept [etc.]

For the Secretary of State:
Francis White
  1. Communication of July 9 not printed.