Congressional Edition Volume 2207

Congressional Edition Volume 2207

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ... Mexico, Julv 9, 123. ALAMAN. To the Provisional Governmental Junta Of The Province Of Chiapas. Washington, D. C, May 6, 1882. A tnie translation. CAYETANO KOMEBO, Secretary ad Interim. flncloguro No. 3.1 Ministry Of State, Justice, And Ecclesiastical, Affairs. Df.partmf.nt Of Relations, Guatemala, October 4, 1824. To the most excellent Secretary of State and of the Dispatch of Belalions of Mexico: Your excellency told me in a note dated the 26th of last May that your Government, deirous of keeping with this the most perfect harmony, had resolved to propose on the subject the following measures: I. To disarm at otice all the forces of that province. II. To station on the frontier a body of five or six hundred men of Mexican troops; this Government stationing a similar force, if it wanted, on the limits of its Territory. III. The executive power of Mexico should appoint a commissioner and invite that of this nation to make on its part a like appointment. I stated to your excellency by instructions of this supreme Government in notes dated July 3 aud August 3 last the considerations which ought to be made concerning those measures, in order that you would communicate them to your Government. I stated, among others, that by disarming Chiapas, depriving it of its own forces, stationing right in front of them a body of live or six hundred men of Mexican troops, -.ending there a commissioner from that court, and telling them to declare whether they want to be united to Mexico or to Guatemala, the people might say that thoy were deprived of the liberty to which they believe themselves entitled, in order to express their w ill; that any decision adopted in this manner would be exposed to protest and subject to claims, the existence of which, between more

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  • 9781236598578