de Bernabé to Mr. Fish.
Washington , November 23, 1873.
The undersigned, minister plenipotentiary of Spain, begs to inform the Secretary of State of the United States that the testimony of Edward Greenwood and certain other witnesses will be taken at the office of Joseph Gutman, jr., commissioner of the United States circuit court for the southern district of New York, at No. 29 Nassau street, on Tuesday next, the 25th instant, at 11 o’clock, in respect to the history and ownership of the steamer Virginius; and the undersigned invites the Government of the United States to be present, by any of its proper officers, at the taking of this testimony, and ask such questions of any of the witnesses as to that Government may seem just and proper.
The undersigned avails, &c,