The Chargé in Mexico ( Summerlin ) to the Secretary of State

No. 2473

Sir: In connection with my despatch No. 2418 of September 24, 1919,57 I have the honor to report that in Note 003336 dated at Cuatro Ciénegas, September 25, 1919, received to-day, the Foreign Office says, in translation, the following:

“With reference to your courteous Note No. 1347 of the 4th instant, regarding depredations said to have been committed by Yaquis in the vicinity of Guaymas, Sonora, I have the honor to state that the appropriate authorities report that a little over two months ago, a small band of Yaquis, composed of from 12 to 15 individuals, was [Page 578] operating in the neighborhood of the Aranjuez ranch; that this place is over fifteen kilometers from Guaymas, and that troops were sent opportunity to pursue the rebels in question, and sufficient detachments were distributed to protect all that region.”

I have [etc.]

George T. Summerlin
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