810.20 Defense/582/6b: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Brazil (Caffery)

142. From the Under Secretary. Your 228, May 24, 5 p.m. Lieutenant Colonel L. W. Miller, U. S. Army, and Captain A. T. Beauregard, U. S. Navy, have been designated by their respective Departments to undertake the proposed conversations in Rio de Janeiro with the appropriate Brazilian authorities. Colonel Miller, who will bring with him Captain Beauregard’s instructions, will arrive in Rio de Janeiro June 6 by Pan American plane. He will travel on special passport and carry credentials as a diplomatic courier. [Welles.]