No. 59.
Mr. Bayard to Mr. Denby.

No. 84.]

Sir: I have received your dispatch No. 132, of April 19, 1886, touching the claim of Mr. John P. Cowles, jr., for reduction of duty on damaged exports, and have to approve your precautionary note to the YamĂȘn of December 13 last, in such cases.

I am, &c.,

T. F. BAYARD.