Mr. Uhl to Mr. Planten.

Sir: Replying to yours of the 31st ultimo, I have the honor to inform you that the Secretary of the Treasury has been notified as to your request, that the colonies of Curaçao, Buen Ayre, Oruba, St. Martin, St. Eustatius, and Saba do not impose duties on salt, those duties having been abolished six years ago.

I have, etc.,

Edwin F. Uhl,
Acting Secretary.