File No. 812.63/388
Ambassador Fletcher to the Secretary of State
Mexico City , February 21, 1917 .
Sir: I have the honor to refer to the Department’s telegram of February 17, 5 p.m. and to my reply thereto No. 2, of February 19, 2 p.m., relative to the decrees with respect to the operation of mines, and to enclose herewith a copy and translation of the latest official statement in the matter, which consists of a circular issued by the Department of Fomento on February 16, 1917.
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