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

No. 266

Sir: The Department has received and read with interest your strictly confidential despatch No. 829 of May 14, 1935, concerning the general political situation in Nicaragua, and transmitting the views of various officials with whom you have recently conversed.

With reference to your request for any instructions or comments which the Department may wish to give you on the situation as outlined in your despatch, I may state that the general attitude which you have assumed, and specifically the reply which you made to the Mexican Chargé d’Affaires in your conversation with him on April 29, are completely in accord with the Department’s policy.

Very truly yours,

For the Secretary of State:
Sumner Welles