The Mexican Ambassador (Bonillas) to the Secretary of State

No. E–4479

Excellency: For the third time war aeroplanes of the United States Army flew on the 5th instant over the City of Chihuahua [Page 563] thereby arousing the natural indignation of the inhabitants and authorities.

Under special instructions from my Government, I have the honor to bring the foregoing to Your Excellency’s knowledge and again drawing your attention to the unpleasant frequency with which such occurrences are repeated, I beg you to urge upon the authorities concerned the just necessity of stopping those unwarranted abuses.

Trusting that Your Excellency will see fit to take appropriate action, I thank you in advance with pleasure therefor and renew [etc.]

Y. Bonillas