No. 94.
Mr. Frelinghuysen to Mr. Morton.

No. 450.]

Sir: Your dispatch, No. 483, of the 22d ultimo, reporting your interview on the preceding day with M. Ferry in relation to the pork question, has been read with interest.

With reference to your communication to M. Ferry in regard to the telegram to the London Times, it is proper for me to observe that that telegram does not accurately represent the views of the Executive as communicated to Congress. I therefore inclose herewith for your information a copy of Executive Document No. 70, House of Representatives, Forty-eighth Congress, first session, and call your particular attention to the views expressed in my report to the President.

Adding that the President is much gratified to learn that the French Government is endeavoring to secure legislation allowing the importation of American pork into France upon terms favorable to the restoration of that branch of our commerce to its normal condition,

I am, &c.,