"You are ousted," said the Mexican Government to H. A. C. Cummins, British Chargé des Archives— at Mexico City, whom they accused of unfriendly and offensive behavior. The answer returned to the Government by Mr. Cummins was to lock himself up in the British Legation building.

In a statement, made public by the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs, it is charged that Cummins, having no diplomatic status (Mexico being unrecognized by Britain), wrote several notes to the Government couched in "violent, highly offensive and utterly undiplomatic terms." It was also charged...

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