No. 386.
Mr. Bayard to Mr. Curry.

No. 91.]

Sir: I have to say that copies of your No. 64, of June 5 last, and of your telegram of June 23 were sent to the Secretary of the Treasury, and I quote as follows from the reply of his Department of the 7th instant:

Spanish vessels, with their cargoes of whatever nature, are admitted from foreign ports, including Cuba and Porto Rico, in all ports of entry in the United States on precisely the same terms as vessels of the United States. No discrimination against such vessels in favor of vessels of the United States is authorized by law or regulations.

I am, &c.,