File No. 312.51/116.

The Secretary of State to Vice Consul Blocker.

No. 286.]

Sir: The Department has received your unnumbered despatch of February 18, 1915, reporting that you have agreed to certify the invoices of coal consigned to the Cía. Carbonífera de Río Escondido by Constitutionalists, providing Mr. L. L. Schofield, in his character as general manager of this company, signs the invoices.

Your action in this matter is approved by the Department.

For the Secretary of State:
[Not signed.]