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

No. 2912

Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge receipt of the Department’s instruction No. 1035 of September 25, 1926, file number 812.6363/1937, directing me to press for a detailed reply to the Ambassador’s notes of June 22 and July 21, 1926, with respect to the acuerdo of June 8, regulating the issuance of provisional oil drilling permits.

A copy of the note which I am today addressing the Foreign Office is transmitted herewith for the Department’s information.74

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With respect to the last paragraph of the Department’s instruction under acknowledgment, I have the honor to advise that I am taking steps to ascertain the attitude which the American oil companies have taken with respect to the new order and I shall not fail to advise the Department as soon as I am in receipt of the information desired.

I have [etc.]

H. F. Arthur Schoenfeld
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