Mr. Olney to Mr. Taylor.
Washington , October 21, 1896 .
Sir: I inclose copy of dispatch, No. 167, of the 7th instant, from the consul-general at Habana, setting forth the arrest and detention [Page 646] “incomunicado” (contrary to the provisions of the protocol of 1877) by the military authorities at Cienfuegos of an American citizen, Antonio Suarez del Villar.
This is sent to supplement the Tolon case, and to show the difficulty the consul-general finds in presenting remonstrances well grounded as to facts and law.
I am, etc.,