Mr. Denby, chargé, to Mr. Olney.
Peking , May 30, 1896 . (Received July 11.)
Sir: Referring to my dispatch, No. 2533 of the 23d instant, regarding the Kiangyin riots, in which the property of the Southern Presbyterian Mission was destroyed, I have the honor to inclose herewith a copy of a dispatch received to-day from Consul Jones at Chinkiang, giving a full account of the incident, and of the steps he has taken to secure protection and redress. It is believed that there will be no difficulty in reaching a satisfactory local settlement of this case.
I have, etc.,
Chargé d’Affaires ad interim.