to Mr. Bayard.
Bogota, December 29, 1887. (Received January 30, 1888.)
Sir: I have the honor to transmit herewith a communication, received yesterday, from Señor Carlos Holguin, minister of foreign affairs, relating to the claim of the Panama Railway Company to exclusive telegraphic rights across the Isthmus, with a translation of the same.
I have, etc.,