File No. 312.115/118.
Mexico City, February 23, 1915—7 p.m.
356. My 351, February 23, 3 p.m. The representatives of countries whose nationals are exempted by the text of existing treaties as mentioned [Page 986] in my previous telegram are sending tonight to Carranza a telegram asking for a reconsideration of the decree in so far as their nationals are concerned. At the meeting it was thought advisable that when you make your representations to Carranza in behalf of American interests you give your support to the above mentioned representations made by them.