Mr. Bayard to Mr. Osborn.
Washington, May 25, 1885.
Sir: I inclose a copy of the material portion of a letter from Mr. Scrymser, president of the Central and South American Telegraph Company, 37 Wall street, New York, in continuation of the subject of the proposed extension of the telegraphic lines now existing to Brazil, presented in a recent telegram to you.
Please investigate the entire matter of the scheme and report. You can properly make known to the Argentine Government the general desire in this country and the wish of the Government for full and unimpeded telegraphic communication between the United States and the Argentine Republic.
I am, &c.,