No. 158.
Mr. Frelinghuysen to Mr. West.

Sir: With further reference to the proposed prolongation for an additional term of five years of the system of mixed tribunals in Egypt, which was the subject of your note of December 13 last, I have now the honor to acquaint you that this Government has duly received the circular communication of the Egyptian Government alluded to, in which the foregoing proposition was embodied, and has deemed it advisable to assent thereto.

Instructions have accordingly been dispatched that this conclusion be forthwith signified to the Khedival Government.

I have, &c.,