Mr. Roosevelt to Mr. Olney.
London, June 21, 1895.
Sir: Referring to your instruction No. 681, of the 29th of April last, I have the honor to inclose herewith copy of a note addressed by Mr. Bayard to the secretary of state for foreign affairs on the 20th ultimo, together with the reply thereto of the 19th instant, relating to the restrictions which are imposed upon the admission of American cattle to British ports.
It will be observed with regret that the British board of agriculture decline to modify the present regulations, requiring the slaughter at the port of debarkation of cattle imported from the United States.
I have, etc.,