Mr. Lincoln to Mr. Foster.
London, September 17, 1892.
Sir: Referring to my dispatch No. 751, of the 23d ultimo, in which I transmitted copies of the animals (amendment) order of 1892, No. 7, providing for the admission into Great Britain of sheep from the United States without being subject to slaughter, under certain conditions expressed in the order, I now have the honor to inclose a copy of a note from the Earl of Rosebery informing me of the amendment of the above-mentioned order by the animals (amendment) order of 1892, No. 8, dated the 14th instant, copies of which I inclose herewith.
It will be observed that the board of agriculture has, by this amendment, canceled paragraphs Nos. 2 and 5 of the “Conditions of landing” of the previous order, which prevented the sheep from being carried on a vessel which has, or has had within twenty-one days, on board any animal (other than a sheep) exported or carried coastwise from a port or place in the United States of America.
I have, etc.,