File No. 812.6363/292
Chargé Summerlin to the Secretary of State
Mexico City, July 9, 1917.
Sir: With reference to the Department’s telegram No. 267, June 16, 3 p.m., relative to the refusal on the part of officials of the Mexican Government to grant permits to oil companies to drill wells acquired under leases of dates subsequent to February 5, 1917, I have the honor to enclose herewith, copies and translations of my note verbale of June 22 to the Minister of Industry and Commerce on the subject, and of his reply of June 28.
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