The Secretary of State to the Minister in Nicaragua (Nicholson)
91. Your despatch 1196, August 30.10 President Somoza has requested the War Department to send an Army officer to Managua to make recommendations for constructing a new large air field.
The Department has informed the War Department that it perceives no objection to this request. It is understood that the Commanding General at Panama has been authorized to send an aviator to Managua to make necessary photographic flights. The Commanding General will be informed that this officer should make his recommendations to President Somoza through the intermediary of your Legation.
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