Mr. Dupuy de Lôme to Mr. Olney.


Mr. Secretary: Referring to the contents of your note of the 14th of February last, I have the honor to inform you that the Governor-General of the Island of Cuba, in a dispatch which I have just received, states that he has issued positive orders to the civil as well as military authorities of the Island in conformity with the wishes expressed by your excellency in your above-mentioned note, General Weyler adding that all representations presented by the consuls of the United States, as I had the honor to previously state to your excellency, will be attended to at once and determined always with the strictest justice.

I avail, etc.,

E. Dupuy de Lôme.