Mr. Roberts to Mr. Bayard.
Santiago , October 7, 1887. (Received November 15.)
Sir: The Anglo-Chilian Tribunal adjourned sine die, England having accepted $100,000 gold in liquidation of the twenty-one claims submitted for diplomatic action.
As near as I can make out, the amount of claims liquidated by the $100,000 is about $6,000,000. The Italian-Chilian Tribunal heard arguments in a few cases, but as yet has rendered no decisions.
The French claims stand as heretofore advised. I think the French Government will accept the offer made by Chili.
The Spanish minister awaits the dissolution of the tribunals before presenting the claims of Spanish citizens.
I am, etc.,