General Sickles to Mr. Fish.
Madrid, November 7, 1873. (Received November 26.)
Sir: I have the honor to forward herewith annexed a copy of a communication, dated yesterday, addressed by me to the executive committee of the Spanish Abolition Society, conveying to them the reply of the President to their recent memorial, conformably to the tenor of your instruction No. 388, of the 10th ultimo.
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