No. 36.
Mr. Lothrop to Mr. Bayard.

No. 161.]

Sir: Your dispatch, No. 110, relative to the protection of fur-bearing seals in the Behring Sea, has just reached me, and I have lost no time in making known to the imperial Government your wishes respecting the co-operation of the Russian ambassador in London with Mr. Phelps on this subject.

Very truly, etc.,

Geo. V. N. Lothrop.