to Mr. Frelinghuysen.
Peking, December 12, 1882. (Received January 23, 1883.)
Sir: I have the honor to inclose for the information of the Department a proclamation issued by Li Hung Chang, in reference to the naval school under his control at Tien-Tsin.
It will be interesting as showing the progress of the Chinese in developing their system of technical naval education, and the methods employed in the management of their cadets.
I have, &c.,