Chargé McCreery to the Secretary of State.
Mexico , November 11, 1905 .
Sir: Referring to my No. 125, of the 4th instant, inclosing copies of correspondence showing that I presented to the foreign office the complaint of the president of the Mina Grande Mining and Milling Company that the authorities of the State of Sonora did not furnish proper protection to the employees of the company against the Yaqui Indians and refused to furnish escort when it was desired to visit the mine or ship ore from the mine, and also showing that the Mexican Government requested the governor of Sonora to furnish such escort when required, I have the honor to inclose copy and translation of a note from Mr. Mariscal, dated the 7th instant, and of the communication from the governor therewith transmitted, stating that the company had not made application to him or to the commander of the military district and that if application had been made escort would have been furnished.[Page 647]
I have sent a translation of Mr. Mariscal’s note and inclosure to the president of the company.
I have, etc.,