812.52/619: Telegram

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

65. Your despatch 3847, April 30th, Agrarian Bill.97

Consulate San Luis Potosi reports Bill has passed and Act now in force.

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Informally request appropriate authorities to advise you whether such is the case and take occasion to renew informal protest made pursuant Department’s 54, April 20th, 6 p.m., adding that this Government will not consent to the application of the attempted confiscatory provisions of this measure to American citizens owning land acquired in accordance with Mexican law.

Hughes
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