Mr. Egan to Mr. Blaine.
Santiago, February 23, 1891. (Received April 25.)
Sir: I have the honor to inform you that on yesterday I received from Rear-Admiral McCann a telegram requesting that I would notify the Department of the Navy of his arrival at Talcahuano. I accordingly cabled as follows:
To Blaine, Washington:
Pensacola arrived Talcahuano 20th. Admiral McCann desires inform Secretary Navy. Some fighting Iquique. Remainder country tranquil. Egan.
I have, etc.,