711.12155/452: Telegram

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

189. Department’s 219, August 21, 7 p.m. During course of interview with the President this afternoon I referred to the receipt of the Department’s telegraphic instruction and said that the river rectification report had been approved by President Hoover. I said that as soon as the Mexican Government indicated its assent I should be ready to initiate the negotiation of an agreement or convention. The President said he was in complete accord with the project and would give instructions to commence negotiations at once. Embassy is orally advising Foreign Office.