810.20 Defense/342/12: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Peru ( Norweb )

54. From the Under Secretary. Your 58, May 25, 1 p.m. Captain B. L. Canaga, U. S. Navy, and Lieutenant Colonel A. R. Harris, U. S. Army, have been designated by their respective Departments to undertake the proposed conversations in Lima with the Peruvian authorities. They will travel on special passports and carry credentials as diplomatic couriers.

They are proceeding direct by Panagra plane to Santiago and following the termination of their conversations there will proceed to Lima and Quito. You will be advised in advance through the Embassy in Santiago of their exact date of arrival in Lima. [Welles.]