Mr. Olney to Sir Julian Pauncefote.

No. 360.]

Excellency: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your communication of the 31st ultimo, in reply to the Department’s note of the 11th of February last, inquiring as to whether the British consuls at New York and Boston observe the provisions of the regulations of February 19, 1895, prescribed by the Department of Agriculture concerning the transportation of cattle from the United States to foreign countries.

The Department will await with interest the further note on the subject which you kindly promise to send me upon receipt of additional information from Her Majesty’s consul at New York.

I have, etc.,

Richard Olney.