The Secretary of State to Ambassador Thompson.
Washington, December 20, 1906.
Sir: Referring to instruction No. 167, of the 14th instant, I inclose herewith for your information a copy of a letter from the Secretary of the Treasury stating that the regulations for the transit of merchandise from port to port of the United States through Mexican territory will be published for the information and guidance of customs officers, with instructions to accept the manifest referred to in paragraph 2 of the regulations when presented either by the owner or shipper or by the carrier.
I am, etc.,