to Mr. Phelps
Washington , December 8, 1886.
Sir: My attention has just been drawn to a notice published by the British Government in London in relation to the exercise of fishing rights in common with France.
It occurs to me that it may be pertinent to-the consideration of the questions discussed in the modm vivendi, in relation to the British North American fisheries, lately forwarded to you by this Department.
The publication no doubt can readily be procured in London. It is issued in pamphlet form.
I am, etc.,