No. 561.
Mr. Neill to Mr. Bayard.

No. 189.]

Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge receipt of your communication No. 112, dated November 30, 1886, as being in receipt of dispatch No. 171, of the 28th of October last, from this legation, in reference to an act of the Peruvian Congress, declaring null and void all “interior acts” of the Pierola and Iglesias governments.

I beg leave to state that the “decree” appeared in “El Comercio” of the 21st instant, signed by the President, Andres A. Caceres, and by Manuel Velarde, the then minister of government, and dated the 26th of October, 1886.

I have etc.,

Richard R. Neill.