Mr. Gresham to Mr. Smythe.
Washington, January 13, 1894.
Sir: I inclose herewith a copy of letter, dated the 10th instant, from Messrs. Smith, Gregory & Winters, of New York, in which they inquire whether a vessel, which is exempted by concession from tonnage dues at one port of San Domingo, is subject to them at a second port, to which it goes to load a return cargo.
You are instructed to make inquiry on this subject, and report the facts ascertained to the Department. I am, sir, etc.,