The Bolivian Minister for Foreign Affairs ( Ostria Gutiérrez ) to the American Minister in Bolivia ( Jenkins )41
Mr. Minister: With reference to the valued confidential note No. 128 of your Legation, dated the 7th of April,40 I have the honor to [Page 418] inform Your Excellency that the conditions proposed by the most excellent American Government for sending a Military Aviation Mission to Bolivia, have been accepted by the Ministry of Defense.
In order that Your Excellency may be more completely informed, I am attaching hereto copies of the communications exchanged in this connection between this Office and the Ministry referred to.
In accordance with the request of the Legation in your worthy charge, I am also attaching a schedule of the salaries received by the chiefs, officers, and enlisted men of our Army.
In expressing to Your Excellency my profound pleasure at this understanding, which makes the signing of the respective contract feasible, I take pleasure in reiterating to Your Excellency the assurances of my highest and most distinguished consideration.