notice of ratification by mexico.

No. 174.]

Honorable Sir: I have the honor to inform you, for all pertinent purposes, that on the 1st day of the current month, as the department of foreign relations of Mexico has been pleased to advise me, the Government of the Republic ratified the treaty relative to claims for pecuniary damages and injuries that was signed in the said city of Mexico on the 30th day of January, 1902, by the delegates to the Second International American Conference.

Accept, honorable sir, the renewed assurances of my very high consideration.

F. Gamboa,
Chargé d’ Affaires ad Interim.

Hon. Francis B. Loomis,
Acting Secretary of State.