Mr. Christiancy to Mr. Blaine.
Lima, Peru , April 13, 1881. (Received May 5.)
Sir: I have the honor to inclose to you a copy of my letter of the 11th instant to B. H. Kauffman, our consular agent at Pacasmayo, [Page 894] Peru, in reference to the right of Peruvian or Chilian authorities to levy forced or extraordinary contributions upon American citizens, and to say further that those questions are likely to arise almost daily during the Chilian occupation.
I have, &c.,