312.115R39/67: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Chargé in Mexico (Summerlin)4

2095. Department informed that about June 26 Sonora Legislature passed Agrarian Law in substantially same terms as measure against which you were instructed to protest in Department’s 1745. December 24, 4:00 p.m.

Advise Foreign Office, ask to be informed if report correct and renew protest against measure made pursuant to instructions. Conclude by urging that action be promptly taken to prevent coming into force of a measure threatening confiscation of American interests.

  1. The Consul at Nogales informed of this instruction, July 17, and directed to advise the authorities of Sonora.