Mr. Blaine to Mr. Palmer.
Washington, May 27, 1889.
Sir: Referring to instruction No. 262, of the 24th of January, 1888, and to instruction No. 266, of February 11, following, I now transmit a copy of a further letter from Mr. John W. Kane, master of the brig [Page 682] J. W. Parker, touching’ his claim for the remission of an excess of tonnage dues required of him by the customs authorities at Zaza, Cuba, December 27, 1887.
The Department will be glad to hear what action has been taken in the case, and the result thereof.
I am, etc.,