The Marquis of Salisbury to Consul Cusack-Smith.

[Telegraphic, P.]

[Navigator Islands, December 5; confidential, 81; section 1.]

No. 1.

Yon should unite with the German consul in urging the Samoan Government to take measures in accordance with the request of the municipal council of the 3d June and of the 24th July last respecting the currency question.

Her Majesty’s minister at Washington will be instructed to urge the U. S. Government to issue similar directions to the American consul.