to Mr. Bayard.
Peking , December 28, 1887. (Received February 24.)
Sir: Recurring to my dispatch No. 529, of date the 20th instant, I have the honor to inclose a translation of the Yamên’s reply to my communication regarding the recent missionary trouble at Chi Nan Fu, by which you will observe that instructions have been sent to the Shantung authorities to clearly investigate and properly manage the affair.
I have, etc.,