No. 528.
Mr. Bayard to Mr. Bell.

No. 87.]

Sir: Your dispatch No. 232, of the 15th ultimo, inclosing copies of correspondence in relation to the liability of Mr. Kommers, a naturalized American citizen of Dutch birth, to military service in the event of his return to the Netherlands, has been received and read with interest, and your course in reference to the matter is approved.

I am, etc.,

T. F. Bayard.