Mr. Jackson to Mr. Bayard.
Mexico, July 8, 1886. (Received July 16.)
Sir: The inclosed copies of note addressed by me to Mr. Mariscal, and of his reply thereto, with translation of the latter, will indicate the action I have felt myself called upon to take, in the matter of the imprisonment [Page 699] at Paso del Norte of Mr. A. K. Cutting, an American citizen. Having learned from the United States consul, Mr. Brigham, that the Department had been fully advised by him of the affair, I shall take no further step in the matter unless I be instructed by yourself to do so.
I am, &c.,