Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United
States, With the Annual Message of the President, Transmitted to Congress
December 2, 1895, Part II
Mr. Olney to Mr.
Dupuy de Lôme.
Department of State, Washington, January 22,
Sir: I have the honor to inclose herewith for
your information a copy of a letter from Messrs. E. Atkins & Co., of
Messrs. L. Atkins &
Co. to Mr. Olney.
Washington, January 21,
Dear Sir: I beg to call your attention to
the following cable received to-day from Cuba. It reads:
San Francisco completely burned. Manene lost two caballerias
yesterday. Beal here fled for his life.
Beal is the man in charge of one of the tenancies. He had no
protection there, and although he is a man of good judgment and
extreme courage, he has been driven out, no doubt, by threats upon
his life. All of which I respectfully submit for your