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

No. 211

Sir: I have the honor to refer to my despatch No. 196 of February 13, 1931, with its enclosure,2 regarding the kind action of Consul Richard F. Boyce, of Nuevo Laredo, in sending a contribution of 205.87 pesos, raised in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, at Mr. Boyce’s initiative, for the earthquake sufferers in Oaxaca. I now wish to report that Mr. Boyce sent the Embassy a supplementary contribution raised in the same manner, of 23.08 silver pesos, and that these two contributions were forwarded to the Foreign Office with the Embassy’s note No. 219 of February 16, 1931.3

For the Department’s information, I have the honor to enclose copies of the Embassy’s note under reference, together with a copy, with translation, of the Foreign Office’s note No. 172 of February 18, 1931,4 in reply thereto, expressing the sincere appreciation of the Mexican Government for Mr. Boyce’s action in raising these funds for the Oaxaca earthquake sufferers.

Respectfully yours,

J. Reuben Clark, Jr.
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