810.20 Defense/673/24: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Minister in El Salvador (Frazer)

27. Department’s circular telegram July 11, 4 p.m. Major L. Mathewson, U. S. Army, and Major C. C. Jerome, U. S. Marine Corps, have been designated respectively to represent the War and Navy Departments in the proposed conversations with Salvadoran officials. It is expected that they will arrive in San Salvador in time for the conversations to begin September 9. You will be informed through the Legation at Tegucigalpa of the proposed date and means of their arrival in San Salvador. Following the conclusion of their conversations in San Salvador they will proceed to Guatemala.

A separate telegram55 is being sent you outlining the agenda for the proposed conversations, which you may communicate in strictest confidence to the appropriate Salvadoran authorities.

  1. Circular telegram of August 4, 4 p.m., p. 20.