810.20 Defense/521/16: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Minister in Honduras (Erwin)

19. Department’s 18, June 3, 3 p.m.79 Captain Maxwell D. Taylor, U. S. Army, and Major Clayton C. Jerome, U. S. Marine Corps, have been designated by the War and Navy Departments respectively to undertake the confidential conversations with the Honduran authorities.

They expect to arrive in San José June 10 and after terminating their conversations there will proceed to Managua, Tegucigalpa, San Salvador and Guatemala in the order named to undertake similar conversations.

You will be advised through the Legation in Managua of the date and hour of their proposed arrival in Tegucigalpa.

  1. Ante, p. 19.