The Acting Secretary of State to Ambassador Clayton.

No. 1262.]

Sir: I have to acknowledge the receipt of your dispatch, No. 2708, of the 16th instant, acknowledging the Department’s telegram of the 14th instant. * * *

Your representations to the Mexican Government regarding the effectiveness of Mexican precautions against the Yaquis and your course in the matter are approved by the Department. You will press for due protection for American citizens in Sonora.

I am, etc.,

Alvey A. Adee.