to Mr. Evarts.
Madrid October 23, 1880. (Received November 9.)
Sir: At the instance of his excellency the minister of state, I have the honor to inclose herewith, for your information, a copy and translation of a note addressed to his excellency Antonio Canovas del Castillo by Sid Mohammed Vargas, minister for foreign affairs of the Empire of Morocco, containing the answer of the Sultan to the “memorandum addressed to him by the diplomatic conference lately held in Madrid relative to religious liberty in his empire.
A copy and translation of Mr. Elduayen’s note, transmitting the above-mentioned communication, is also inclosed for your further information.
I have, &c.