824.01/135: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Bolivia (Boal)

1479. Your 2049, December 27, 2 p.m.17 You are requested to visa only passports issued prior to revolution of December 20th, but such passports should not be visaed if they bear any stamps placed thereon by the Junta. The Department does not wish to impede the departure [Page 539] of persons from Bolivia, but at the same time does not wish you to take any steps which might be construed as recognition of the Junta.

  1. Not printed; in this telegram the Ambassador asked if the Department wished applications for visas on passports referred to it.