File No. 812.63/451
Ambassador Fletcher to the Secretary of State
Mexico City, April 10, 1917.
Sir: I have the honor to transmit herewith a copy and translation of a decree, issued by First Chief Carranza March 31, 1917, prescribing the method of obtaining title to mining properties for which the original concessions have been canceled. This decree has not yet been published in the Diario Oficial, and this translation was made from a copy that appeared in a local paper.
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