File No. 812.00/11988.
Admiral Fletcher to the Secretary of the Navy.
Vera Cruz, April 11, 1914, 3 p.m.
General Zaragoza has sent me official letter expressing regrets over arrest of boat’s crew, stating was due to ignorance of officer; but with reference to other stipulations has asked twenty-four hours delay, on account poor communication, to consult his Government. Request being reasonable was granted.