Mr. Clayton to Mr. Hay.
Mexico, July 9, 1904.
Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of Mr. Loomis’s telegram of yesterday regarding the reported murder, on the Yaqui River, of three Americans, J. B. Maxwell, J. C. Maxwell, and Enoch Woodworth, and instructing me to invoke the good offices of the Mexican Government for the apprehension and punishment of the guilty parties.
I inclose herewith a copy of my note to the foreign office on the subject.
I have, etc.,