711.12155/436: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Mexico (Morrow)

176. Your 140, July 9 noon. You are authorized to initiate negotiations with Mexican Government relative to Rio Grande River rectification project when you consider the moment propitious. Department is hopeful that an agreement may be reached which will include a final settlement of Chamizal and other territorial differences existing between the two countries in the region covered by the rectification project.