Mr. Uhl to Mr. Gray.

No. 208.]

Sir: Referring you to instruction No. 177 of 29th January last, in which you were desired to “ascertain whether or not the Mexican Government continues to discriminate in the matter of certain duties against American vessels, I have to ask, in view of a recent note of the minister of Mexico here, and in order to reply to the Treasury letter of 22d January last, that you will report the facts required at your very earliest convenience.

I am, etc.,

Edwin F. Uhl,
Acting Secretary.