File No. 312.11/7227

The Secretary of State to Mr. Arredondo, representing American interests


Reported de facto Government is about to order several thousand Mexican soldiers from Sonora to Chihuahua. Yaqui Valley settlers fear campaign against Indians may be materially affected by such action.

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Bring to attention appropriate authorities and express the hope of this Government that campaign against Yaqui Indians be vigorously prosecuted and that troops be not removed from Yaqui Valley.