862.857/58: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Brazil (Caffery)

42. Department’s 39, February 26, 6 p.m. In order to expedite this matter, the Department suggests that the Brazilian Government circulate the text of the protest on the Wakama incident drafted by that Government to the other American Republics for their approval. Please inform Aranha that the Department will be pleased to assist in this matter, particularly in the case of countries where Brazil has no diplomatic representation. In view of the time which has elapsed since this incident, it is felt that the matter should be handled by telegraph.