Minister Combs to the Secretary of State.
Guatemala, May 19, 1906.
Sir: I have the honor to transmit copies of a letter from Messrs. Kensett Champney & Co., which describes very clearly the labor troubles they are experiencing, of my note to Mr. Barrios transmitting a copy of this letter, and his answer.[Page 825]
I settled these difficulties several times, but as this correspondence discloses they recur. I have intimated to Mr. Barrios, as you will observe in my last note, that an illegal interference with labor might lead to claims against his Government.
I trust that they will take warning and put an end to this form of annoyance.
I have, etc.,
- Telegram printed ante.↩