The Secretary of State to the Mexican Ambassador (Téllez)

Excellency: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your note dated April 16, 1931, and its enclosures, concerning an action [Page 731]brought in the Supreme Court of the State of New York in and for the County of New York against Thomas W. Lamont and others, and the United Mexican States.

I have returned the documents enclosed with your note to the Governor of New York with a statement that your Government does not consent to be sued and that neither you nor the Consul General of Mexico have any right to accept service on behalf of your Government.

Accept [etc.]

Henry L. Stimson