File No. 812.63/42.

The Secretary of State to Vice Consul Guyant .

Sir: The Department has received your despatch No. 328 of February 8, 1915, reporting [etc.]

You will inform the Department as to the method employed by the authorities in giving notice of the nullification of mining titles and if such notice was given by means of a decree you will forward a copy of such decree.

You will inform the appropriate authorities that the United States Government expects that American owners of mining titles in your district, who acquired their titles in good faith and in conformity with Mexican law, shall not be deprived of such titles except upon terms of equitable compensation and by due process of law.

I am [etc.]

For the Secretary of State:
Wilbur J. Carr.