File No. 711.1216M/421.

The American Ambassador to the Secretary of State.


220. The Department’s telegram of May 2 re Colorado River. Minister of Fomento states he is in practical agreement with the Department’s counter-draft of the amended convention.


Note.—On May 8, 1913, the Ambassador included in a telegram1 covering various subjects brought up in an interview with General Huerta the information that Huerta had refused to consider the Colorado River question until formal recognition of his administration by the United States. No further action appears to have been taken during 1913.

  1. This telegram is printed under Political Affairs.