No. 444.
Mr. Fish to Mr. Bingham.

No. 72.]

Sir: Referring to your dispatch of the 12th ultimo, No. 108, I have to state that the last payment, by the Japanese government, on the Simonoseki indemnity, amounted to $125,000, makes the sixth installment, and appears to be in full of the proportion of the United States of the indemnity. Your conditional receipt, in full, is therefore approved.

I am, &c.,