Mr. Olney to Mr. Dupuy de Lôme.

No. 114.]

Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge with gratification the receipt of your note of the 1st instant, wherein you inform me that the Governor-General of Cuba has issued positive orders in conformity with the wishes expressed in the Department’s note of February 14, last, and stated that the representations of the consuls of the United States will receive immediate attention and be acted on in a spirit of strict justice.

Accept, etc.,

Richard Olney.