File No. 704.9317/10.
Minister Jefferson to the Secretory of State.
Managua, August 7, 1915.
Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of the Department’s No. 53, replying to my No. 162 of May 17 last, informing me that the Chinese memorialists are correct in soliciting the assistance of this Legation as pointed out in previous instructions to Minister Coolidge, No. 114, of July 15, 1908. I have the honor to enclose herewith a copy of my note to Chinese citizens in Nicaragua in reply to their note to this Legation under date of May 1, 1915.
I have [etc.]