Mr. Denby to Mr. Blaine.
Peking , April 12, 1892 . (Received May 27.)
Sir: I have the honor to inclose a copy of a communication sent by me to the foreign office on the subject of the “Hunan publications,” wherein I urgently request that the circulation of these publications be suppressed. Strenuous efforts have heretofore been made by the diplomatic body to secure this result, but as I have received lately several petitions from American citizens to press this subject, I judge best to send to the foreign office the inclosed communication.
I have, etc.,