File No. 312.115/112.
The Secretary of State to the Brazilian Minister to Mexico.
Washington, January 5, 1915.
392. Penn-Mex Company, American corporation, reports General Peláez, assuming to represent Villa vicinity Tuxpam, seized company’s payroll because of failure to pay demanded contribution 50,000 pesos.
Please request Villa to order withdrawal demand, restoration company’s property, adequate protection thereto, with permission to continue operations.