Mr. Merrill to Mr. Bayard.
Honolulu, February 12, 1886. (Received March 2.)
Sir: I have the honor to inclose herewith three copies of new regulations controlling Chinese immigration into the Hawaiian Kingdom as officially published.
The inclosed regulations are amendatory of those made September 1, 1885, and forwarded to the Department by me in dispatch No. 20, dated September 12, 1885.
The evident policy of the Government is to prohibit the further immigration of Chinese into this Kingdom.
I have, &c.,