to Mr. Bayard.
London, March 23, 1887. (Received April 4.)
Sir: I have the honor to inclose herewith for your information copies of questions asked in the House of Commons yesterday and the day before with regard to our difficulty with Canada respecting the fisheries, together with the answers made to the same by the under secretary of state for foreign affairs.
According to one of these answers it would seem that the British Government’s reply on the subject of a modus vivendi must soon be in our hands.
I have, etc.,