File No. 12208/2.

The Mexican Ambassador to the Secretary of State.

No. 17.]

Honorable Sir: Referring to department’s note No. 295, of the 16th instant, and to the report thereto annexed, given by the Attorney General, Mr. Bonaparte, I have the honor to state to you that this embassy agrees to the rules fixed by the said Attorney General for computing the 40 days referred to in Article X of the extradition treaty.

While stating to you that I am transmitting to my Government the contents of your note and the inclosure, I renew to you, etc.,

Enrique Creel.