File No. 5590/1.
Minister O’Brien to the Secretary of State.
Montevideo, February 22, 1907.
Sir: I have the honor to inclose herewith clippings, in duplicate, and translation thereof, from La Prensa of February 16, 1907, entitled “The presidential message,” reviewing the works of the administration of President José Batlle y Ordoñez, who will retire from office on March 1 next. I particularly invite the department’s attention to that part devoted to foreign relations, where reference is made to the visit of the Secretary of State to the River Plate republics.
I have mailed printed copies of the complete message under separate cover.
I am, etc.,