810.20 Defense/523/16a: Telegram

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

35. 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 Honduran officials. It is expected that they will arrive in Tegucigalpa in time for the conversations to begin September 2. You will be informed through the Legation at Managua of the proposed date and means of their arrival in Tegucigalpa. Following the conclusion of their conversations in Tegucigalpa they will proceed to San Salvador.

A separate telegram83 is being sent you outlining the agenda for the proposed conversations, which you may communicate in strictest confidence to the appropriate Honduran authorities.

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