The Chargé in Mexico ( Summerlin ) to the Secretary of State
[Received June 11—4:52 a.m.]
134. Department’s number 83, June 6, 5 p.m.27 Just received reply from Pani that definite
actions to which you refer are:
I inquired of him what these declarations of the Chamber of Deputies might be, and he replied that he referred to certain statements made by members of Petroleum Committee of the Chamber of Deputies and to a speech made some time ago, advocating the principle of nonretroaction, and stated that the applause which greeted the speech indicated that the principle was supported. He thought the above-mentioned organic law would be acted upon within the course of a few weeks.