The Ambassador in Mexico (Daniels) to the Secretary of State
[Received 9:06 p.m.]
135. Referring to my despatch No. 10,394 April 11.5 Sale of SS Tine Asmussen confirmed by W. R. Davis Company as effective yesterday. Terms said by manager Dutch Shell Company as $75,000 one month from date of sale and $150,000 worth of gasoline to be delivered at Houston, Texas. Piatt oil gram price to prevail on date of delivery at Houston. These terms are being checked.
Finance Minister6 said purchase has been consummated in accordance with principles international law and facts are being communicated to British and French Governments with view to obtaining their position in the matter.