The Secretary of State to the Chargé in Mexico (McGurk)
683. The agreements with Mexico that have been under negotiation will be signed tomorrow (Wednesday) afternoon. Copies of the texts relating to claims and the petroleum expropriation will be sent you by air mail tomorrow. The text of the note on petroleum expropriations will be made public. A brief résumé only will be made public of the claims convention.
[For summary of the agreements reached between the United States and Mexico, November 19, 1941, see Department of State Bulletin, November 22, 1941, page 400. For text of the Claims Convention between the United States and Mexico, signed at Washington, November 19, 1941, see Department of State Treaty Series No. 980, or 56 Stat. (pt. 2) 1347. For the exchange of notes regarding expropriation of petroleum properties, see Department of State Executive Agreement Series No. 234, or 55 Stat. (pt. 2) 1554.]