No. 145.
Mr. Denby to Mr. Bayard.

No. 464.]

Sir: I have the honor to report that the third installment of the indemnity fund (6,000 taels) to the American missionaries was paid to Mr. Cockburn, [Page 220] Her Britannic Majesty’s consular agent at Chung King, the 3d instant. This sum has been placed by Mr. Cockburn in the Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank at Hankow to the credit of Dr. Crews.

I have, etc.,

Charles Denby.