Mr. Armstrong to Mr. Olney.


Note just received from minister of state in reply to note of 18th last June confirms agreement of Spanish minister at Washington. It says:

In compliance with said agreement the Government has authorized Spanish minister at Washington to pay on the date agreed upon, that is, the 15th instant, the sum of 1,500,000 Spanish gold dollars, by drawing the equivalent sum in pounds sterling, in drafts to your order and against the agent of the treasury of Spain in London.

Armstrong, Acting.