Mr. Rockhill to Baron von Thielmann.

No. 209.]

Excellency: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your note of the 7th instant, inclosing a memorandum in reply to the notes of Mr. Runyon, the late American ambassador at Berlin, asking for the removal of the prohibition of the importation of American cattle into Germany.

In reply I beg to inform you that a copy of your note with its accompaniment has been sent to the Secretary of Agriculture for his information and consideration.

Accept, etc.,

W. W. Rockhill,
Acting Secretary.