814.00/345: Telegram

The Minister in Guatemala (McMillin) to the Secretary of State

27. Department’s 8, February 6, 11 a.m. I have carried out instructions above mentioned telegram. Following is President’s reply.

“You can be absolutely sure that the trials referred to will be followed and resolved in entire accord with the laws of the country; neither in the initiation of said trials nor in anything of their procedure will there be any failure to follow the strictly legal course determined by the laws themselves.”