File No. 711.1216M/163.

The Mexican Ambassador to the Secretary of State.

No. 455.]

Excellency: I have the honor to inform your excellency that, according to a telegraphic communication from the secretary of foreign relations, the Government of Mexico has seen fit to appoint Engineer Señor Fernando Beltrán y Puga to be inspector of the Colorado River protective works that are to be carried out by the “Colorado River Land Co.”

I beg [etc.],

F. L. de la Barra.