Ambassador Thompson to the Secretary of State.
Mexico, May 17, 1906.
Sir: I beg to acknowledge the receipt of the department’s instruction No. 26, dated the 9th instant, and its inclosure, relating to the refusal of the Mexican authorities to recognize federal meat-inspection labels, stamps, and certificates as evidence that fresh meats from the United States are fit articles of exportation to Mexico, etc. I have, as directed, brought the matter to the attention of the Mexican Government by my note of this date, copy inclosed, and transmitted with it the documents to which the same refers.
I have, etc.,