Excerpt from International Awards and National Hor In the first place, however, I desire to call attention to a material misconception into which Mr. Curtis appears to have fallen, respecting the attitude of the Mexican government on this subject. That government has never questioned the final and binding effect upon itself of the awards of the Commis sion organized under the treaty of 1868, r has it done, or omitted to do, a single act which could, in the slightest de gree, expose it to the charge of bad faith, or even of hesitation in carrying out the stipulations of the treaty. Its attitude was explicitly stated by its diplomatic representative in Washing ton immediately after the dissolution of the Commission in 1876. In bringing to the attention of Secretary Fish the ac tion of the Mexican counsel before the Commission, Sr. Avila, respecting the newly discovered evidence of fraud in the Weil and La Abra cases, Minister Mariscal used this language. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.