File No. 817.51/847

Minister Jefferson to the Secretary of State


Referring to the Department’s November 13, 4 p.m. The Minister for Foreign Affairs today replied to my supplementary note in equal terms regarding the contracts signed by Mr. Cuadra October 26. Copy of the note will be mailed by first steamer.

In connection with the matter President Diaz requested me again to inform the Secretary of his urgent needs to meet Government expenses until January first. I would suggest that assistance be given him.