Mr. Gresham to Mr. Bayard.

Sir: Referring to my telegrams to you of the 16th ultimo and the 3d instant, relative to negotiations for carrying into effect the regulations proposed by the Bering Sea Arbitration Tribunal, I inclose, as of probable use to-you in conducting the business, a copy of a letter,1 dated the 4th ultimo, from the Hon. E. J. Phelps, commenting on the award made by the arbitrators; also a copy of suggestions2 by Mr. James C. Carter on certain branches of the subject.

I am, etc.,

W. Q. Gresham.
  1. See Senate Ex. Doc. No. 67, Fifty-third Congress, third session, page 23.
  2. The same document, page 26.