File No. 3172/72.
The Acting Secretary of State to the American Ambassador.
Washington, March 5, 1908.
Sir: On the 4th instant the Department sent you the following telegram:
Request Mexican Government to grant permission for a surveying party of not more than 10 persons to conduct a line of surveys on Mexican side of international boundary from vicinity of Colorado River westerly to vicinity of Calexico, in Imperial County, Cal. Request also free entry for outfit. The survey is in furtherance of construction of Laguna Dam by Reclamation Service.
For your full information in the matter I inclose herewith a copy of the letter from the Secretary of the Interior on which the telegram is based.
I am [etc.],