Mr. Pendleton to Mr. Bayard.


Mr. Pendleton states that he was shown by Count Berchem, under Secretary of State in temporary charge of the foreign office, a telegram sent on January 7 to the representative of Germany at Washington, which would be submitted by him to Mr. Bayard; that the representations of the United States would not be answered until full details had been received by Germany, and that Count Berchem informed him that men landed from one ship only were engaged in the fight.