Ambassador Thompson to the Secretary of State .
Mexico , July 3, 1906 .
Sir: Referring to my No. 76, dated May 31 last, relative to the refusal on the part of the Mexican authorities to recognize federal inspection labels, seals, and certificates on meats imported into Mexico from the United States, and to draft of proposed regulations submitted to the Mexican Government for approval, I have the honor to transmit herewith copy and translation of a note and its inclosure from the foreign office, informing me that the matter, being one in which the fiscal authorities have no interest further than to protect public health, the same has been submitted by the treasury department to that or government, to the end that after hearing the opinion of the superior board of health of Mexico the above regulations be adopted, if consistent.
I have, etc.,