Mr. Dupuy de Lôme to Mr. Olney.

Mr. Secretary: Referring to my note of the 31st ultimo, and in reply to yours of yesterday, I have the honor to confirm all that I said with respect to the request of the firm of E. Atkins & Co., and I take pleasure in informing you that these gentlemen have repeatedly expressed to me their satisfaction with the zeal and energy with which the Spanish authorities of the Island of Cuba endeavor to protect their property and interests from the attacks of the insurgents.

I avail, etc.,

E. Dupuy de Lôme.