File No. 711.1215/423.

The Secretary of State to the Mexican Ambassador.

Excellency: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of Señor de la Cueva’s note of the 9th ultimo, by which he informs the Department that your excellency holds the instructions and powers necessary to take charge of the negotiations relating to the final settlement of the Chamizal case, and beg to say in reply that due note has been taken of Señor de la Cueva’s statement.

Accept [etc.]

P. C. Knox.