File No. 812.63/405
The Secretary of State to Ambassador Fletcher
Washington, March 15, 1917, 6 p.m.
46. American mine owners have just learned of issuance mining circular, dated February 21, requiring certain data concerning mines, to be delivered to Department of Fomento within next few days. Mining men assert they are unable to compile voluminous data in limited time allowed and urgently request three months extension.
Take up with appropriate authorities and request that additional 90 days be allowed within which to comply with circular.