Mr. Uhl to Sir Julian Pauncefote.

No. 73.]

Excellency: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your note of the 1st instant, transmitting a copy of a Canadian order in council, granting free entry into Canada to timber booms imported from the United States.

The Department is much gratified that a reciprocal arrangement has thus been effected between the United States and Canada in regard to the matter in question.

I have, etc.,

Edwin F. Uhl,
Acting Secretary.