816.01/366: Telegram

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

13. With reference to telegram of January 15, 6 p.m. from Chargé d’Affaires at Guatemala,11 President Sacasa showed me this morning what purported to be true readings of three code telegrams transmitted.

From President Ubico dated January 15 stating that he had received Crisanto Sacasa and that in the interest of peace and in view of sympathy of Department of State with the project he would be glad to act with Honduras and Nicaragua in recognizing Government of El Salvador; and requesting President Sacasa to fix a date for the recognition.
To President Ubico dated today in reply to his telegram stating that Crisanto Sacasa was authorized to submit to him a draft of a private protocol and to reach a definite agreement with him.
To Crisanto Sacasa dated today instructing him to submit draft protocol to Ubico.

Repeated to Guatemala.

  1. See last sentence of telegram No. 1, p. 230.