File No. 319.1123L25/18.

The Secretary of State to Minister Price.

No. 189.]

Sir: The Department has received your Nos. 607 and 614 of the 8th and 14th ultimo, relating to the indifference shown by the Panaman authorities to taking any effective steps to redress the wrongs committed in the riots of February 14 last in Panama and on April 2 last in Colon.

The Department approves your note of September 4 last to the Panaman Foreign Office in reply to its note on the subject and will await the receipt of a response from the Foreign Office to it before giving instructions in the matter.

I am [etc.]

Robert Lansing.