to Mr. Fairchild.
Washington , November 15, 1881.
Sir: Referring to instruction No. 195, of the 2d instant, relative to the charges on cargo required by the Spanish consul-general at New York, I inclose a copy of a letter from Messrs. Nutter, Kimball & Co., of Portland, Me., in reference to like exactions by the consular officers of His Majesty’s Government.
I am, &c.,