No. 690.
Admiral Polo de Bernabé to Mr. Fish.

The undersigned, minister plenipotentiary of Spain, has the honor to inform the honorable Secretary of State, in reply to his note, that h$ has received no advices, either official or unofficial, of the executions by shooting referred to in the honorable Secretary’s dispatch of this date, which he has just received now—that is to say, at 5 o’clock in the afternoon

The undersigned, in hastening to reply to the aforesaid note of the honorable Secretary of State, avails himself of this occasion to renew to him the assurances of his most distinguished consideration.