File No. 312.51/134.
The Acting Secretary of State to Consul General Hanna.
Washington, August 11, 1915.
Henry Huguet, Frenchman of Santa Engracia, Tamaulipas, reported kidnapped August 4 and taken to Zaragoza by Captain Mucio Perez, under General Carrera Torres of Tula, and that Huguet is being held pending payment $10,000 under penalty of death in case non-payment.
At request French Embassy, investigate, endeavor obtain Huguet’s release and report.