Ambassador Thompson to the Acting Secretary of State .
Mexico , September 27, 1906.
Sir: With reference to my dispatch No. 227a, of the 21st instant, I confirm the embassy’s telegram of this elate to the Department of State on the subject of the supposed order of the Mexican Government that its gunboats seized American vessels under any and all conditions of weather if within the 3-mile limit. [Supra]
For the further information of the department, I inclose herewith copies and translations of Mr. Mariscal’s note of the 25th instant and the note from the minister of war and marine therewith transmitted, containing the assertions of the Mexican Government upon which the above telegram was based.
I have, etc.
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