to Mr. Bayard.
Bogotá , August 1, 1888. (Received September 1.)
Sir: I have the honor to inclose copies and translations of my correspondence with the minister of foreign affairs relating to a passage in President Nuñez’s late message to the Colombian Congress.
All the foreign legations in this city sent notes similar to those addressed by me, and all received an identical reply.
Hoping to obtain your approbation of my action on this important subject,
I have, etc.,