File No. 812.00/9275.
The Secretary of State to the American Chargé d’Affaires.
Washington , October 19, 1913 .
Consular Agent at Torreón instructed to make clear to the rebel authorities that all foreigners desiring to leave should be permitted to do so unmolested. The Agent was also instructed that the same protection we extend to American citizens should be extended of nationals of foreign nations.