File No. 812.001H87/31.

The Acting Secretary of War to the Secretary of State.

My dear Mr. Secretary: In accordance with the understanding arrived at in our telephone conversation of last night, the following telegram was sent to General Funston, Commanding General of the Southern Department: [Page 833]

Secretary of War directs that until further orders you prevent Victoriano Huerta from crossing boundary into Mexico. Acknowledge.

Sincerely yours,

Henry Breckinridge.