to Mr. Williams.
Washington, August 29, 1874.
Sir: I transmit herewith, for your information and that of Mr. Avery, a copy of an instruction of the 26th instant, No. 65, which has been addressed to John A. Bingham, esq., the minister of the United States in Japan,* with an inclosure, both relating to the subject of co-operative action between the United States and other western powers in that country.
I am, &c.,
- See correspondence with the minister to Japan.↩