File No. 711.1215/411.

The Acting Secretary of State to the American Ambassador.

No 783.]

Sir: The Department has received your No. 1309 of the 12th instant, regarding your interview with President Madero on the preceding [Page 967] day, concerning the Chamizal case, and encloses herewith, for your information in connection with its telegram of March 26, 5:00 pm., in reference to the same matter, a translation of a note addressed to the Department on the 9th instant by the Ambassador of Mexico, stating that his Government is willing to consider such proposals as the United States may make, without dealing with the question of the validity of the arbitral award or with the practicability or determining scientifically the course of the Rio Grande in 1864.

I am [etc.]

Huntington Wilson.