No. 10.
Mr. Hanna to Mr. Bayard.

No. 75.]

Sir: As will be seen by the accompanying correspondence, embraced in inclosures 1 and 2, I have the honor to inform you cholera has disappeared, that the ports have been reopened, and that clean bills of health are again issued without hinderance to the entire marine service. The land is filled with joy, and business has resumed its sway.

I have, etc.,

Bayless W. Hanna.
[Inclosure 1 in No. 75.—Translation.]

Mr. Costa to Mr. Hanna.

Mr. Minister: I have the satisfaction to apprise your excellency the minister of the interior informs me, by note of this date, that the cholera epidemic, which has disturbed some localities of the Republic during the last three months, has disappeared.

The health authorities will give clean bills of health to all ships which sail from our ports.

Hoping that your excellency will have the kindness to transmit said notice to the Government you so worthily represent, I improve the occasion to extend the assurances of my distinguished consideration.

N. Quino Costa.
[Inclosure 2 in No. 75.]

Mr. Hanna to Mr. Costa.

Mr. Minister: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your communication of the 10th instant, furnishing the joyful intelligence that the cholera epidemic has disappeared from your shores, and that ships leaving Argentine ports would be given clean bills of health.

These facts will be at once transmitted to my Government, and I assure you the intelligence will cause very widespread rejoicing.

I have, etc.,

Bayless W. Hanna.