File No. 815.77/105.
The American Minister to the Secretary of State.
Tegucigalpa , February 15, 1912 .
Sir: Referring to my cablegrams of the 7th instant and the 9th instant, and to your telegraphic reply of the 10th instant, I have the honor herewith to enclose copies of the three notes addressed to me by the Minister for Foreign Affairs on the 7th and 8th instant in regard to the action of Commander Dismukes of the Petrel in landing forces at Puerto Cortés in connection with this Government’s resumption of possession of the National Railroad. Translations accompany the notes.
Your instructions contained in your telegram of the 10th instant were at once formally complied with. Yesterday in conversation the Minister for Foreign Affairs showed some disappointment because greater satisfaction was not offered to this Government and expressed the hope that written instructions in that sense might be oh the way.
I have [etc.]