General Sickles to Mr. Fish.
Madrid, November 16, 1873. (Received December 9.)
Sir: I have the honor to forward herewith a copy of a note demanding reparation in the matter of the Virginius, addressed, pursuant to your instructions, to the minister of state, under date of yesterday, and placed in the hands of the sub-secretary, at the ministry, by Mr. Adee, at half-past three o’clock in the afternoon of the same day.
I am, &c,