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United States Department of State / Papers relating to the foreign relations of the United States with the address of the president to Congress December 2, 1913
(1913)

Honduras,   pp. 590-607 PDF (6.2 MB)


Page 594

594 FOREIGN RELATIONS. 1 Not piintea. 
Francisco Bertrand announces his elevation to the Presidency of the 
Republic of Honduras to His Excellency the President of the United 
States.1 
 I beg your excellency to be pleased, if you deem it expedient, to arrange
the manner in which I may have the said letter reach its high destination.
I renew [etc.] 
 ALBERTO MEMBRE~o. 
File No. 815.001 B 46/2. 
The Secretary of State to the American Minister. 
No. 141.] DEPARTMENT OF STATE, 
    Washington, June 16, 1913. 
 SIR: I inclose, with office copy, a letter addressed by the President. to
His Excellency Francisco Bertrand,~ acknowledging His Excellency's letter
of April 1 last in which he announced his assumption on March 21 last of
the Presidency of the Repnblic of Honduras and his entrance upon the duties
of that office. 
 You will forward the copy to the Foreign Office and deliver the original
in the manner most agreeable to His Excellency. 
I am [etc.] 
For tile Secretary of State: 
J. B. MoonE. 
RECOVERY BY HONDURAS OF THE NATIONAL RAILROAD OF 
HONDURAS AND THE WHARVES AT PUERTO CORTES FROM THE 
LESSEE, AN AMERICAN CITIZEN. ATTITUDE OF THE UNITED 
STATES. 
File No. 815.77/76. 
The Secretary of the Navy to the Secretary of State. 
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY, 
Washington, January 29. 1912. 
 SIR: I have the honor to transmit herewith, for the information of the Department
of State, a copy of a cablegram, dated January 27. 1912, from the Commanding
Officer, U. S. S. Petrel,1 in which it is stated that there are well founded
rumors that tile Honduran Gov ernn'ient, upon assuming control February 1st,
intends to take charge of railroad now leased to American Company, and that
it is deemed advisable for the Petrel to remain at Puerto Cortés,
Honduras. 
 I have the honor, further, to state that instructions, by cable, were issued
on January 28th to the Commanding Officer, U. S. S. Petrel, to remain at
Puerto Cortés at his discretion. 
GEORGE VON Ti. MEYEu. 


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