Chargé McCreery to the Secretary of State.
Mexico , November 4, 1905 .
Sir: I have the honor to inclose herewith a copy of a letter from the president of the Mina Grande Mining and Milling Company,a complaining that the property of the company in the Ures district, State of Sonora, and the employees of the company are not given proper protection by the Mexican authorities against the Yaqui Indians, and [Page 645] that escorts are refused by the authorities at Hermosillo, capital of Sonora, to officials of the company who desire to visit the mine.
I also inclose a copy and translation of a note from Mr. Mariscal, dated the 19th ultimo, and of the communication from the minister of government (also vice-president), therewith transmitted, stating that the governor has been requested to furnish the company with escort when required and to give the fullest protection to persons having interests or traveling in the state.
I have informed the president of the company that the Mexican Government has taken prompt and willing action on his complaint.
I have, etc.,
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