File No. 812.516/160

The Secretary of State to the French Ambassador

No. 1810

Excellency: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your excellency’s note of January 25,2 1917, in further relation to the reported action of the de facto Government of Mexico in violating the property rights of banking institutions in Mexico, and particularly the property rights of the National Bank of Mexico and the Bank of London and Mexico.

In reply I have the honor to refer your excellency to my note of February 7, 1917, in which I informed you that this Government has instructed its representative near General Carranza to make an appropriate protest in the premises.

Accept [etc.]

Robert Lansing
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