File No. 312.115C96/16

Collector Cobb to the Secretary of State


Department’s January 11, midnight. Am in Juarez conferring with General Gavira and Consul Garcia. They are endeavoring to comply with Department’s request transmitted by me. General Gavira states he has already sent troops out on Northwestern road from Juarez and that he has been informed by General Treviño that troops have already been sent west from Chihuahua over that division of Northwestern.