to Mr. Evarts.
Cairo , April 10, 1878. (Received May 1.)
Sir: I have received from His Excellency Cherif Pasha a dispatch dated April 2, 1878, relating to a decree made by His Highness the Khedive, modifying certain articles of the civil and commercial code of procedure of the new tribunals of Egypt.
I have the honor to inclose a copy of the dispatch, its translation and two printed copies in Erench of the decree.
I am, sir,