File No. 312.115/140.

The Secretary of State to Consul Bonney.

No. 117.]

Sir: The Department has received your undated despatch No. 149, with enclosure, relative to the attempt of General Tomás Urbina to force money contributions from American citizens in San Luis Potosí, and the action taken by you in the matter.

The course pursued by you in this matter is approved by the Department, and in this connection reference is made to recent telegraphic correspondence indicating that the demands against American citizens have been withdrawn.

I am [etc.]

For the Secretary of State:
Wilbur J. Carr.