Chargé McCreery to the Secretary of State.
Mexico, October 19, 1905.
Sir: Referring to my No. 96, of the 28th ultimo,a reporting that I had, as instructed in the Department’s telegram of the 27th ultimo,a requested the arrest and provisional detention of Charles Luna, charged with murder in Williamson County, Tex., and that the Mexican Government had ordered his arrest, I have the honor to inclose copies and translations of a note from Mr. Mariscal, and its inclosures, from which it will be seen that the governor of Tamaulipas had ordered the provisional detention of the fugitive upon the request of the governor of Texas and that the foreign office considers the action of both governors in contravention of Article X of the extradition treaty, and desires that the case be brought to the attention of the Department.
I informed Mr. Mariscal that a copy of his note and inclosures had been transmitted to the Department.
I have, etc.,