File No. 319.112C64/24.

The Secretary of State to Minister Price.

No. 190.]

Sir: The Department has received your No. 631, of the 1st instant, in which you report that Brigadier General Edwards has furnished your Legation with a copy of the claims for damages against the Republic of Panama on behalf of sixteen soldiers wounded in the riot in the city of Panama on February 14, 1915, and inquire what action you should take thereon.

In reply you are informed that the Department has recently received from the War Department the statements of the claims referred to and is giving them careful consideration.

I am [etc.]

For the Secretary of State:
Frank L. Polk.