Mr. Wharton to SeƱor Lazcano .

Sir: In reply to your note of the 4th instant, I have the honor to say that a copy of the telegram of May 8 last from our consul at Valparaiso, containing the declarations of the South American Steamship Company concerning the ownership of the Itata, also a copy of your note, have been sent to the Attorney-General for his information.

Accept, etc.,

William F. Wharton,
Acting Secretary.