Mr. Hicks to Mr. Gresham.
Lima, April 29, 1893. (Received May 19.)
Sir: Referring to my No. 482 of April 3, 1803, No. 485 of April 10, 1893, and No. 486 of April 15, 1893, I have the honor herewith to inclose* a copy of the claim for damages against the Peruvian Government, submitted through Mr. A. J. Daugherty, consul at Callao, by Mr. Henry or (Enrique) Meier, acting consular agent, growing out of the attack upon the consular agency of the United States at Mollendo, March 25, 1893. This claim I at once forwarded to the foreign office and also had an interview personally with the minister of foreign affairs, urging a prompt settlement of the same.
I append also a copy of my note to the minister of foreign affairs, transmitting Mr. Meier’s claim.
I am, etc.,
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