Mr. Egan to Mr. Blaine.
Santiago, April 6, 1891. (Received June 3.)
Sir: To-day I had the honor to inform you by telegraph of the decree published by the Chilean Government closing to commerce the ports of Chañaral, Taltal, Antofagasta, Tocopilla, Iquique, Caleta-Buena, Junin, and Pisagua. I now beg to inclose copy of said decree in Spanish, with translation of same.
I have, etc.,