Mr. Blaine to Mr. Scruggs.

No. 85.]

Sir: I inclose, for your information and the files of your legation, copy of Mr. Lincoln’s No. 229* of the 5th instant, reporting his conversation with Lord Salisbury in regard to the renewal of diplomatic relations between Great Britain and Venezuela and the settlement of the boundary dispute by arbitration.

I am, etc.,

James G. Blaine.
  1. See correspondence with the legation of the United States at London.