File No. 812.6363/269
Ambassador Fletcher to the Secretary of State
Mexico City, March 21, 1917.
Sir: With reference to the Department’s telegraphic instruction No. 635 of January 27, 1 p.m. relative to the situation of the American oil companies in the vicinity of Tuxpam, upon which telegram Mr. Parker made representations to the Minister for Foreign Affairs of the de facto Government of Mexico, I have the honor to transmit herewith a translation of the note which I have received in reply to the above-mentioned representation.
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