File No. 319.1123L25/20.

The Secretary of State to Minister Price.

No. 192.]

Sir: The Department has received your No. 630, of the 1st instant, with which you enclose copies of statements of claims for damages against the Republic of Panama for injuries suffered by American soldiers in the Colon riot of April 2, 1915 (with the exception of the case of Corporal Maurice Langdon, who was killed), which statements were sent to your Legation by Brigadier General C. R. Edwards, Military Commander of the Canal Zone.

In reply you are informed that the Department will, in due time, give the statements careful consideration.

I am [etc.]

For the Secretary of State:
Frank L. Polk.