No. 162.
Mr. West to Mr. Frelinghuysen .

Sir: Referring to my note of the 4th of May last, submitting the suggestions of the Government of the Dominion of Canada for the prevention of Indian raids on the northwest frontier, I have the honor to inform you that, in view of the importance which is attached by both governments to this matter, Her Majesty’s Government is desirous of ascertaining the views of the United States Government on the proposals of the Canadian Government.

I have, &c.,