File No. 312.11/8343
Mr. Parker, representing American interests, to the Secretary of State
Sir: I have the honor to refer to the Department’s telegraphic instruction 550, of November 14, 1916,6 relative to the protection of American property in the Yaqui Valley of the State of Sonora, and to enclose herewith a copy of my note to the Foreign Office, dated November 15 , and translations of the two notes which I have received from the Foreign Office in the matter, dated respectively December 8 and 13.
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