Mr. Jackson to Mr. Bayard.
Mexico, December 2, 1885. (Received December 11.)
Sir: In accordance with the instruction contained in your No. 87, of November 13, I have addressed a note to Mr. Mariscal directing his attention to the prohibitory character of the import duties placed by the existing tariff laws of Mexico upon certain food products of the United States, and suggesting such modifications as will rather invite than exclude them. I have the honor to inclose a copy of my note.
I am, &c.,