411.19 L 22/957

The Secretary of State to the Panaman Chargé ( Lefevre )

Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your note D–No. 67 of February 8, 1921, in which, under instructions from your Government and on the ground that the Government of the [Page 620] United States has recently taken over private property on Taboga Island and in Las Minas Bay, Province of Colon, you make application for the reestablishment of the Mixed Claims Commission referred to in Articles VI and XV of the Treaty of 1903.

In reply I beg to advise you that the matter has been taken up with the appropriate branch of this Government and will be given due consideration, after which the Department will take pleasure in advising you further.

Accept [etc.]

For the Secretary of State:
Norman H. Davis

Under Secretary