File No. 4344/–5.

The Acting Secretary of State to Chargé Heimké.

No. 50.]

Sir: I have to acknowledge the receipt of your dispatch No. 139, of December 29, 1906, relative to the claim of Ricardo A. Deeb, an American citizen, for losses sustained during the late civil war in the United States of Colombia.

The department approves the action of the legation in respect to this case.

I am, etc.,

Robert Bacon.