Mr. Thompson to Mr. Gresham.
Petropolis , September 25, 1894 . (Received October 24.)
Sir: Referring to my No. 291 of the 22d instant and cipher telegram of same date, I have the honor to state that formal ratification of the desire of the Brazilian Government to terminate the commercial arrangement of January 31, 1891, was received at this legation on September 22.
I inclose copy and translation of the correspondence upon the subject.
I have, etc.,