The Mexican Embassy to the Department of State

[A copy of the following telegram from the Mexican Acting Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs to the Mexican Ambassador, was left at the Department by the Ambassador on July 22.]

Referring to your message on the subject: You may inform the Government of the United States that the Mexican Government will authorize the temporary boring of oil wells provided that the interested parties make application to the Department of Industry and Commerce asking for such permits under the formal promise that they will be subject to legislative regulations that may be enacted in the future by the Mexican Government. The Department of Industry and Commerce will issue at once a circular relative to this matter.

(Signed) Chief Clerk of the Department of Foreign Relations.
Diego Fernandez