No. 752.
Mr. Fish to Mr. Williams.

Sir: Referring to my conversation with you on the subject of carrying out the agreement of the United States with Spain, respecting proceedings against the Virginius and against the persons who may appeal to have been guilty of illegal actions in connection therewith, I have now [Page 1117] the honor to inclose copies of the protocol of the 29th ultimo, between Admiral Polo and myself, and of the agreement of the 8th of December, and to request that the steps necessary to carry out the same may be taken by the Department of Justice.

I have, &c,