File No. 312.11/6615a–d

The Secretary of State to certain American Consuls. 67


In view of particularly dangerous conditions arising from revolutionary crisis, as a precautionary measure it is of the utmost importance that you induce all Americans, and incidentally other foreigners, in your district to leave Mexico without any delay whatsoever. Disseminate this advice as thoroughly and quietly as possible, requesting discretion of parties informed. Where necessary, employ dependable messengers to reach Americans at isolated points.

After the foregoing instruction has been executed, you will, if local conditions endanger your safety, proceed United States, bringing code, confidential archives and accounts, and closing and sealing consular property.

  1. Sent to Chihuahua, Ciudad Juárez, Hermosillo, Nogales, Torreón and Guaymas.