No. 562.
Sir L. S. Sackville West to Mr. Bayard.

Sir: With reference to my note of yesterday’s date, and to previous correspondence, I have the honor to inform you that the Marquis of [Page 793] Salisbury, in renewing his hope that the United States Government will be represented in the forthcoming sugar conference, has requested me to ask that the documents referred to in the protocol of December 19, 1887, may be communicated to Her Majesty’s Government as soon as possible.

I have, etc.,

L. S. Sackville West.