File No. 812.00/15567.

The Secretary of State to the Confidential Agent of the Provisional Government of Mexico .

Sir: The Department acknowledges the receipt of your letter of July 21, regarding the action of General Calles of the Carranza forces in taking the town of Naco in violation of an agreement entered into between General Calles and Governor Maytorena.

In view of the conditions surrounding the making of this agreement, special attention is being given to the matter referred to by you in your letter of July 21, as a result of communications from the War Department.

I am [etc.]

Robert Lansing.