File No. 312.93/49.

The Acting Secretary of State to the Chinese Chargé d’Affaires.

My dear Mr. Chang: Referring to the Department’s note of October 6, 1913, relative to the request of your Legation that transportation be furnished at the expense of your Government for thirty-nine Chinese citizens from Ojinaga to Ciudad Juárez, I beg to inform you that the Department is now in receipt of a letter dated October 7 from the Secretary of Labor from which it appears that thirty-five instead of thirty-nine Chinese reached El Paso on October 5 and immediately proceeded to Ciudad Juárez. It appears that the Chinese in question paid their own expenses.

I am [etc.]

J. B. Moore.