File No. 312.41/369.

The Secretary of State to Consul Letcher.

No. 350.]

Sir: The Department has received your despatch No. 601 of March 25, 1915, reporting that certain portions of the ranch [etc.]

You are instructed to inform Mr. Harvie that the matter should be taken up with the British Vice Consul.

If so requested, you may cooperate with the British representative to obtain relief for Mrs. Benton.

I am [etc.]

For the Secretary of State:
Wilbur J. Carr.