Mr. Denby to Mr. Blaine.

No. 1499.]

Sir: In compliance with the instructions contained in your No. 697, of January 29, 1892, I sent to the Tsung li YamĂȘn a note expressing the satisfaction with which the President and people of the United States had learned of the suppression of the rebellion in Mongolia, and received a reply thereto wherein the prince and ministers, on behalf of the Chinese Government, desired me to express to the President their sincere thanks for the kind message sent.

I have, etc.,

Charles Denby.