File No. 763.72/4282

The Secretary of State to the Panaman Minister ( Porras)

Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your note of the 30th ultimo in which you quote a cablegram from your Government appointing you as President of the Panaman Commission to the United States with power to represent Panama in the discussion of war measures for the protection of the canal and Panaman territory.

Accept [etc.]

Robert Lansing