No. 705.

[Telegram from secretary of state, Madrid, to Spanish minister, Washington. Received November 28, 1873, 9.15 a.m.]

Negotiations renewed in Madrid. Confer again with Mr. Fish on the basis of the last official note, [official telegram ?] and renew to him the assurances of the good faith and rectitude of our proposition; assuring him likewise that our agreement, whatever it may be, shall be beyond all doubt carried out in Cuba.