The Mexican Ambassador (Bonillas) to the Secretary of State
Excellency: My Government has received reports to the effect that on the 2nd of this month four aeroplanes of the United States of America flew over the city of Chihuahua.
And I have the honor, under instructions received from the Department of Foreign Relations of Mexico to bring the foregoing to Your Excellency’s knowledge with a request that you kindly call to the attention of the proper authorities of your Government the frequency of those unwarranted violations of the territory of Mexico to the end that the needed steps be taken to remedy such abuses.
I have no doubt that Your Excellency will be greatly pleased to receive with your accustomed efficacy [attentive consideration] the just request here made, for which I duly thank you in advance.
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