to Mr. Maney.
Washington, July 25, 1881.
Sir: I forward herewith, for your information, a copy of my instruction* to Mr. James R. Lowell, United States minister at London, of the 24th ultimo, relative to an interoceanic canal across the Isthmus of Panama.
A similar instruction was also addressed to the representatives of this government accredited to the seveal European Governments.
I am, &c.,
- For inclosure see under Great Britain.↩