File No. 817.812/186

Minister Jefferson to the Secretary of State


Your March 30, 4 p.m. Chargé d’Affaires Wicker transmitted text of Canal Convention amendments to the President the day of their receipt. I am to-day transmitting the same text as received by me in Panama to the Minister for Foreign Affairs. President Diaz says that the Treaty with amendments will be presented to Congress next Monday night, April third, and in his message to Congress yesterday recommended its passage.