No. 447.
Mr. Stoughton to Mr. Evarts.

No. 56.]

Sir: I have the honor to forward to you herewith a translation of a note just received from Mr. de Giers, informing me that Mr. de Thoerner, privy councilor, has been appointed delegate to the monetary conference at Paris of August 10.

I have, &c.,

[Inclosure in No. 56.—Translation.]

Mr. de Giers to Mr. Stoughton.

Sir: Referring to the note of the legation of the United States of America of June 24 (July 6), relative to the meeting of a conference to study the question of the bimetallic or single monetary standard, I have the honor to inform you that it is the Privy Councilor of State de Thoerner who has been named delegate of the imperial government to take part in the deliberations on this matter which will take place in Paris July 29 (August 10) of the present year.

Receive, &c.,