Mr. Merrill to Mr. Blaine.


On July 30 unsuccessful attempt by about 100 half-castes and natives to overthrow Government and depose King. Insurrection suppressed by Hawaiian Government without foreign aid. Six insurgents killed, 12 wounded. Order restored same day. Men from U. S. S. Adams landing by permission to protect lives and property if found necessary; afterwards returning to ship.

Geo. W. Merrill.