File No. 612.1123/121.

Special Agent Silliman to the Secretary of State.


Department’s March 13. In a long conference with the First Chief, at which the Secretary of Foreign Relations, Secretary of Treasury, Secretary of Gobernacion, and Mr. Belt were present, General Carranza finally said that he would accede to the wish of the American Government and recall his order closing the port of Progreso. I was not obliged to communicate in any way the President’s intentions.