File No. 812.512/666.

The Acting Secretary of State to Vice Consul Davis .

No. 204.]

Sir: The Department has received your despatch No. 557 of May 8, 1915, in regard to the demand by the Constitutionalist faction for the re-payment to them of all taxes paid to the Convencionistas during the latter’s occupation.

Your attention is called to the Department’s telegram of May 28, 1915, informing you that it had issued appropriate instructions in the matter to Mr. John K. Silliman, American Consul, who is now at Vera Cruz.

I am [etc.]

For the Acting Secretary of State:
Wilbur J. Carr.