812.6363/1007: Telegram

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

134. Referring decision Texas Company’s case, telegraph obtainable information these points:

In deed of April 28, 1917, from Martinez family to Ravise, was specific mention made of petroleum rights?

Did the Texas Company buy the land from Ravise or lease it or the oil rights, and if there was a purchase or lease of the land itself, was specific mention made of the petroleum rights?

Did Ravise or the Texas Company conduct any operations on the land for exploring or exploiting petroleum deposits?