The Ambassador in Mexico (Sheffield) to the Secretary of State
[Received November 23.]
Sir: Referring to the Department’s telegram No. 231, dated October 26, 1925, 3 P.M., directing me to again approach the Mexican Government with a view to obtaining its approval of Minute No. 61 of the International Boundary Commission United States and Mexico, regarding the proposed construction of certain cut-offs in the Rio Grande, I have the honor herewith to enclose for the Department’s information, a copy with translation of a note dated November 13, from the Mexican Secretary of Foreign Relations, in reply to my note of October 27, in the sense of the Department’s instruction.
The Department will observe that the Mexican Government is not prepared to sanction the immediate execution of the work proposed and stands substantially upon the note of August 18, last, which was transmitted to the Department with the Embassy’s despatch No. 983, of August 19, 1925.
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