The Secretary of State to President Wilson

Dear Mr. President: In regard to the present situation in Mexico I do not think of anything further to be done with reference to relieving the very distressing conditions which exist, other than the action already taken. It is very possible when it becomes public that we are holding a conference with other American countries in regard to Mexico that the Mexican authorities will make a more earnest effort to relieve the suffering of the people. For that reason, I believe the announcement of the conference should be made as soon as possible.

Faithfully yours,

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