Mr. Uhl to Mr. de Weckherlin.

Sir: I have the honor to transmit to you herewith a copy of a letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, dated the 22d instant, inclosing for your use a form of a “Certificate on sugar exported for drawback of tax paid or with rebate or discharge of tax.”

Accept, etc.,

Edwin F. Uhl,
Acting Secretary.

Mr. Hamlin to Mr. Gresham.

Sir: I have the honor to inform you that the minister of the Netherlands, with the consent of your Department, has submitted an inquiry as to what certificate of his Government would be sufficient under the first proviso to paragraph 182½, act of August 28, 1894.

The Department, under the advice of the Attorney-General, decides that the inclosed form of certificate will be sufficient under said proviso.

Respectfully, yours,

C. S. Hamlin,
Acting Secretary