The Secretary of State to the Chargé in Mexico (Summerlin)
Sir: The Department encloses herewith, for your information and the confidential files of the Embassy, two volumes containing signed [Page 565]copies of the minutes in English and Spanish of the recent conferences in Mexico City between the Commissioners representing the United States and the Mexican Commissioners.
In this connection, there is also enclosed, for your information and discreet use, a copy of a statement which the Department has made public with regard to the General and Special Claims Conventions which are recorded in the minutes. In view of the fact that these Conventions are to be submitted to the United States Senate for its assent, the Department is not in a position to make any further statement with respect to them at this particular time. The Department will advise you from time to time of any additional important information which it may give out regarding the minutes of the conferences.
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