No. 547.
Mr. Bayard to Mr. Pratt.

No. 11.]

Sir: I have received your No. 9 of the 29th of November last, touching the desire of the Shah to have his country developed by Americans, and the present diplomatic mission a]b Teheran elevated in rank.

A copy of your dispatch has been sent to the chairmen of the Committees on Foreign Relations of the Senate and Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives, for their information.

I am, etc.,

T. F. Bayard.