No. 624.
Mr. Bayard to Mr. Strobel.


Promptly inform British legation, for communication to Madrid Government, that certified New York manifest steamer Utopia, British, cleared August 20, shows only 1,500 bales cotton for Malaga; remainder [Page 999] of cargo is destined and cleared for Gibraltar and Italian ports, including 738 hogsheads tobacco for Genoa and Naples. Steamer now detained at Malaga. Serious loss.