No. 10.
Sir L. S. Sackville West to Mr. Bayard.

Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your note of the 3d instant, informing me that without conclusion at this time of any questions which may be found to be involved in the cases of seizure of British vessels in Bering Sea, orders have been issued, by the President’s direction, for the discontinuance of all pending proceedings, the discharge of the vessels referred to, and the release of all persons under arrest in connection therewith.

I have, etc.,

L. S. Sackville West.