No. 310.
Mr. Bayard to Mr. Pak Chung Yang.

Sir: I had the honor to receive to-day by the hands of your secretary your note of this date, whereby you are pleased to inform me that you have been appointed His Corean Majesty’s envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary near this Government, and that you are prepared to enter upon the discharge of your duties as soon as it shall please the President to grant you an audience and receive your credentials, to which end you solicit an interview with me.

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I have the honor to inform you in reply that, as I have already advised your secretary, I shall be happy to receive you on Friday next, the 18th instant, at 12 o’clock, noon, and arrange to accompany you thereafter at an early day to present your credentials to the President.

Accept, sir, etc.,

T. F. Bayard.