to Mr. Maury.
Washington , January 11, 1888.
Sir,: I transmit for your information a copy* of a dispatch from our minister in Chili relative to the re-appearance of the cholera at Santiago, and intimating that the quarantine measures at Panama are too rigid.
Special instructions are withheld for the present, but you will take such opportunities as in your judgment seem to be proper to deprecate any greater restriction of transit facilities than are demanded by sanitary considerations.
I am, etc.,