File No. 819.55/25.
The American Chargé d’Affaires to the Secretary of State.
Panama, September 24, 1913.
My appointment in charge of Chinese interests in Panama favorably received by Government and press. The Minister for Foreign Affairs has announced postponement of the application of Law 50 giving time for its full consideration. Fourteen hundred Chinese cédulas today deposited with the Legation for examination and safekeeping. Kindly forward assurance of my appreciation and earnest efforts to the Chinese Minister for Foreign Affairs.