No. 655.
Mr. Bayard to Mr. Thompson.

No. 122.]

Sir: I have to acknowledge the receipt of your No. 199 of 1st instant, in reference to the appropriation of the Haytian Government of $250,000 to relieve the victims of the late fires, and discussing the general responsibility of the Government in this regard. The subject will have due consideration, if any case should be presented for the decision of this Department.

I am, etc.,

T. F. Bayard.