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United States Department of State / The executive documents of the House of Representatives for the first session of the fiftieth Congress. 1887-'88
(1887-1888)

Costa Rica,   pp. 267-270 PDF (1.4 MB)


Page 270


270 -FOREIGN RELATIONS.
  I beg to add, in respect of your kind offer to furnish me with a copy
of this treaty should I desire it, that a copy has already been made and
retained in the Department, and to tender you 6a sincere and grateful
expression of my thanks for your thoughtfulness and courtesy in this
matter.
  I herewith return your copy of the treaty as desired.
      I am,) etc.,
                                                 T. F. BAYARD.
                             No. 222.
                      Mr. Perez to Mr. Bayard.
                                 LEGATION OF COSTA RICIA,
          Washington, D. C.,. October 3, 1887. (Received October 6.)
  SuR: I have the honor to inform you that I am in receipt of an official
telegram, dated the 1st instaut, whereinit is stated that notwith~tand-
ing thesanction given by the Government of Costa Rica, the President,
the House of Representatives, and an assembly of notable citizens of
Nicaragua convoked, to that effect, the treaty of Managua of the 26th
of July last for the final adjustment of the question pending between
the two Republics has been rejected by the Senate of Nicaragua. In
consequence thereof the controversyremains as heretofore, and the treaty
of Guatemala which submitted it to the Government of the United
States continues in force.
      I avail myself, etc.,
                                               PEDRO PEREZ, Z.
                             No. 223.
                    Mr. Bayard to Seilor Perez.
                                    IEPARTMXENT OF STATt    *
                                      Washington, October 7, 1887L
  SIR: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your note of the
3d instant,! saying that the Nicaraguan Congress had rejected the treaty
of July 26,11887, for the adjustment of the boundary difficulty between
that Government and Costa Rica, and to observe that I thus learn with
regret that the expected course of direct settlement of the questions
between two countries to which the United States are equally friendly
is interrupted.
      Accept sir, etc.,
                                                  . F. PBAYARDS


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