No. 648.
Mr. Blaine to Mr. Fairchild.

No. 142.]

Sir: I must express to you my appreciation of your admirable dispatch No. 140, of the 20th of April last, conveying your personal observations in regard to the condition of the Jews in Morocco. The confidence I have reposed in your discretion in this relation is abundantly justified, and I feel that I can safely leave to you the correct interpretation, now as in the past, of the sentiments of humanity which prompt the friendly action and counsel of the United States in the direction of endeavoring to procure toleration and personal security for this unhappy race in their chief African asylum.

I am, &c.,