Mr. Smythe to Mr. Gresham.
Port au Prince, April 14, 1894. (Received April 25.)
Sir: In compliance with the instructions contained in your dispatch No. 8, Santo Domingo series, dated January 13, last, I beg to transmit herewith inclosed copy of a letter received from Juan A. Read, esq., U. S. vice-consul, acting, in reply to my letter to him requesting that an inquiry be made in the matter of the schooner Lavinia M. Snow and report the result of such inquiry to this office.
I have, etc.,