Mr. Olney to Baron von Thielmann.1
Washington, March 28, 1896.
Excellency: I have the honor to bring to your attention, for the information of His Imperial Majesty’s Government, a copy of a letter from Mr. W. L. Chambers, lately United States land commissioner to Samoa, dated the 26th instant, making certain suggestions looking to the permanent and safe preservation of the labors of that commission, now that they are completed.
The report of Mr. Chambers to which he refers will be found on pages 465 to 470 of Senate Ex-Doc. No. 97, Fifty-third Congress, third session, copies of which have heretofore been supplied to your embassy.
I have, etc.,
- Sent also mutatis mutandis to the British ambassador.↩