Mr. Uhl to Mr. Olney.

No. 108.]

Sir: I have the honor to inclose herewith, with translation, copy of the acknowledgment this day received from the Imperial foreign office to my note No. 78, of August 5 last, addressed to his excellency Baron von Rotenhan, acting Imperial secretary of state for foreign affairs, in regard to the pending application of the Mutual Life Insurance Company and the New York Life Insurance Company for permission to resume business in Prussia, copy of which note accompanied my dispatch No. 101, August 5, 1896.

I have, etc.,

Edwin F. Uhl.
[Inclosure in No. 108.—Translation.]

Baron von Rotenhan to Mr. Uhl.

Referring to the note of the 5th instant, the undersigned has the honor to inform his excellency the ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the United States of America, Mr. Edwin F. Uhl, that he has not failed to again call the attention of the Prussian minister of the interior to the matter of the American life insurance companies, “the Mutual” and “the New York.” The undersigned has also made use of the above note for that purpose, and he expresses the hope that he, after it has been brought to the attention of the minister of the interior, will be able to acquaint the ambassador with his decision at an early date.

The undersigned avails himself, etc.,