Mr. Uhl to Mr. Runyon.

No. 78.]

Sir: I inclose herewith, for your information and the files of your embassy, copy of a correspondence between this Department and the ambassadors here of Great Britain and Germany respecting the expense of the maintenance of Mataafa and other Samoan chiefs during their temporary detention at Fakaofo.

I am, etc.,

Edwin E. Uhl,
Acting Secretary.