Mr. Olney to Mr. Dupuy de Lôme.

No. 65.]

Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your note of the 31st ultimo, and beg to thank you for your courtesy in telegraphing to the Captain-General of Cuba, urging him to endeavor, as far as possible, to protect the property of Messrs. E. Atkins & Co., of Boston, from devastation.

Accept, etc.,

Richard Olney.