File No. 812.113/3704.

The Assistant Secretary of the Treasury to the Secretary of State.

Sir: I have the honor to state that, in accordance with the request in your telegram today, I have instructed the Collectors of Customs at El Paso, Nogales and Los Angeles by wire as follows:

In accordance request State Department detain until otherwise instructed all shipments arms and ammunition intended for use in Mexico.

By direction of the Secretary.


Wm. P. Malburn.