The Ambassador in Mexico (Daniels) to the Secretary of State
[Received October 20.]
Sir: I have the honor to refer to my despatch number 4002 of October 9, 1936,17 and to the Department’s telegraphic instruction number 167 of September 30 , 9 a.m. [5 p.m.], regarding contemplated expropriation proceedings in the Yaqui Valley.
After receiving from Vice Consul Yepis copies of his despatches 276 of September 26  and 280 of October 5, 1936, to the Department, and his telegram to me of October 10, of which I have the honor to enclose a copy,18 and as I had already mentioned the matter to the President (see my despatch number 4002 referred to above), I asked the counselor of the Embassy to call on Licenciado Beteta, the Undersecretary of State for Foreign Affairs, to discuss the matter further with him. I now have the honor to transmit herewith a copy of the memorandum which Mr. Boal has prepared of his conversation with Licenciado Beteta.