Record of the proceedings of the tribunal of arbitration at the conference held at Geneva, in Switzerland, on the 15th of July, 1872.

The conference was held pursuant to adjournment. All the arbitrators and the agents of the two governments were present.

The protocol of the last conference was read and approved, and was signed by the president and secretary of the tribunal and the agents of the two governments.

Order of proceedings. Count Sclopis, as president, said that it would be necessary in the first place to determine the method and order of proceeding in the consideration of the subjects referred to the tribunal. Mr. Stæmpfli stated that he had prepared, and proposed to submit, for the adoption of the tribunal, a written programme on this question.

After discussion the consideration of this programme was deferred to the next conference.

The tribunal then adjourned until Tuesday, the 16th instant, at 2 o’clock in the afternoon.

  • ALEX. FAVROT, Secretary.