No. 177.
Mr. Bayard to Mr. Phelps.

No. 434.]

Sir: I inclose herewith for your information a copy of my note of the 19th instant, to Sir Lionel West, concerning the seizure of the American fishing vessel Everett Steele, of Gloucester, Mass., by the Canadian cutter Terror, on the 10th of September, 1886, in the harbor of Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

I am, &c.,


Mr. Bayard to Sir Lionel West, October 19, 1886. For inclosure see No. 225, p. 419.